Posts tagged "decision"

Hard part of parenting an only child: Answering the "just one?" question

Hard part of parenting an only child: Answering the "just one?" question
I’m often asked, “How many children do you have?” I always answer, “One.” Most often the questioner responds, “Just one?” People usually ask the last question as if they are incredulous. Some seem surprised when they ask the follow up, others are unsure or downright disbelieving. Some say it in their “Are you sure?” voice.... Read more »

Are you trying to influence your tween's politics?

Are you trying to influence your tween's politics?
Are you and your tween watching and talking about the political conventions? Planning to tune in to Mitt Romney’s speech in Tampa? Counting down the days until Obama’s speech in Charlotte? We are in this house.  Actually, we are DVRing because school night bedtime makes staying up for speeches a bit tough, but we’re talking... Read more »