Monthly Archive for August, 2012

: August, 2012

Don’t stop parenting!

I’m beginning to get a very clear vision why the youngest in the family often is labeled “spoiled” by older siblings. It has to do with parental burnout. By the time that third or fourth child comes

Mom, the delegator

Are you a good mom? I’ve tried to be, but am not sure I’ve succeeded. After getting married and having kids, like many mothers I wanted to “take care” of my family. A good goal, but maybe my idea of

Another reason to take music lessons

Our piano seems to have been relegated to the post of living room sentinel. It sits in a place of prominence, unused and mostly gathering dust. The thought to sell it has crossed my mind on more than