Posts for parenting

Hot Enough to Burn

General/Column July 13, 2016

In Venice, California, sunshine draped itself in inertia but it was still hot enough to burn. When you were a girl in bellbottom jeans, the…

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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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