family-issues

Will YOU Like Your Adult Child?

If I’ve been a bit incommunicado lately it’s because I was busy reaping some delicious fruits of parenting for peace: enjoying my adult children! Raucous midnight rounds of “Wise & Otherwise,” updates on their interesting lives, great food & rich conversation around the dinner

Fathering in America

  Have you seen this picture in this blog post?  In short, it is a picture of a father wearing his 6 month old daughter in a carrier while fixing his older daughter’s hair.  I just came across it today for the first time.  It immediately

Mothering is Hard Work

Being a mom is tough work.  I don’t care who you are — rich or poor, married or single, first time or experienced, mothering is hard work. This evening I made a new meal for my family.  It was a spaghetti squash casserole filled