We Don’t Know What We’re Doing

    March 21, 2018
    "We Don't Know What We're Doing"

    I see a few “perfect” families pretty often. Dad has a great career and has struck out to develop his own firm. New clients await just off stage to join him. Mom runs several successful businesses. Her heels and hair are usually aligned faultlessly, much in the way of Olivia Pope from “Scandal.” Two-and-a-half kids are darling, beautiful, well-behaved, great eaters, charming intellectuals. The family dog just sits, unbothered, always groomed, always smizing. The picket fence is white; the grass…

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  • Dramedy 1101 and 1102
    Food / Theater Kids↹Festival

    Dramedy 1101 and 1102

    I come from an artsy family. My maternal side includes a grandmother who retired as a K-12 art teacher; a make-up artist/model/dancer currently developing her own YouTube channel; a schooled music producer who plays several instruments; and…

    March 12, 2018
  • Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3

    Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3

    Let’s catch up with you, dad, and ask some random questions about your childhood.  As a child, did you have an invisible friend? “Not at all.”  Did you have a mentor growing up? “My high school basketball…

    March 7, 2018
  • For the Love of Pinterest

    For the Love of Pinterest

    When I first heard of a “Pinterest,” it was as I scrolled down my primary social medium’s timeline. What was a what? I couldn’t even say it correctly. From my first curious glance at the app,…

    March 4, 2018
  • My Favorite Olympic Sport

    My Favorite Olympic Sport

    I think bobsleighing is cool to watch. I couldn’t drive the bobsleigh out of the sheer terror of flipping us over and down the banked twists of wickedness, but I could lean with the best of them. I…

    March 1, 2018
  • Betty or Veronica
    Kids↹Leisure Reading / TV

    Betty or Veronica

    I’m starting to see, despite having grown up the eldest of three members of the species, that little girls really are a bit of sweet and a bit of spice. Or whatever “in-between” the moment requires. …

    February 26, 2018
  • A Two-Tablet Habit
    Kids↹Leisure Technology / Imagination

    A Two-Tablet Habit

    This past Christmas, grandma wanted to purchase some kid-friendly tablets for each of my two children and my niece, who is five months older than my daughter. We researched which tablets had the features we…

    February 18, 2018