Archive for November 2012

Don't do your kid's homework

Memory lane time! Back when Alanis Morissette couldn’t do that on television and people paid their bills with long, funny pieces of paper called checks, I had a 7th-grade math assignment: “Find 100 formulas”. I kind of knew what a formula was. Like E=MC2 that you saw on t-shirts with pictures of Einstein sticking his... Read more »

Kitchen Knife Nannies: Worst. Trend. Ever.

When news came out about the horrific double murder/attempted suicide committed by a Manhattan nanny last week every parent I knew got the chills. It was an image impossible to shake: a trusted caregiver in your home, hunched over your own bathtub where your two precious children lay dead in a pool of blood. Surely... Read more »