Category: Family

The Birthday Flibbertigibbet

The Birthday Flibbertigibbet
Once upon a time, there were two small children who often found themselves tip-toeing through tiny magical doorways in the walls of doctors’ offices and waiting rooms. Those magical doorways took them to imaginary worlds full of glitter and clouds, unicorns and rainbows, and Abraham Lincoln. Those kids were my twin son and daughter. How... Read more »

On Motivation

On Motivation
Why is it so hard to do anything? The recent article How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation addressed this feeling amongst millennials. But this feeling (I am used to characterizing it as ennui, but perhaps it’s something more) is felt by many of my GenX compatriots as well. I’m not sure if it’s burnout or... Read more »

Why Your Conservative Relatives Think The Way They Do and How To Communicate With Them

Why Your Conservative Relatives Think The Way They Do and How To Communicate With Them
I don’t think I need to say it, but I will: this time of year sucks if you have Trumpy relatives. If you’re dreading being forced to sit at a dinner table with them, here are a few ways to understand why they think the way they do and some tips about how to attempt... Read more »
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