Posts for parenting

Instrument of Surrender

General/Column July 13, 2016

“I don’t care what our kids are into,” my husband says. “I just want them to play a musical instrument,…

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The Gifts of Life and Death

General/Column July 5, 2016

Perhaps the worst kind of tragedy befell another family in my daughter’s second grade class during April vacation: a classmate’s…

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Morning

General/Column June 20, 2016

I am you and you are me, but not exactly the way someone stares into a shallow pool, the water…

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Plus, It’s a Lie

General/Column November 2, 2015

I’m hanging out at my son’s soccer practice, and I overhear two dads. Their conversation goes something like this: “Did…

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