Parenting out of Fear

How often have you considered how fear drives your parenting? This isn’t an indictment of anyone, or any type of parenting style. It’s an intellectual exercise. OK. I’m lying a little bit. I’m fairly certain that if any of you reading this truly reflects upon this question, you will realize how much fear drives so…

Perfect Son

After dropping my son at school this morning I stopped for a spell with the mom of one of the boys in his class. We chatted about this and that, about the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, and the impending end of the school year. We were dancing around our individual concerns about our kids.