Month: February 2011

Let your kids know you need them

I have a minor skin irritation on my back and need to apply cream to it nightly. It’s a tricky spot to reach, so I ask one of my kids to help me. The teen rolls her eyes – but that’s par for the course. […]

Experience or intuition: A dad’s dilemma

As a primary parenting dad, I often find myself puffing out my chest about how I can do whatever mom can do. And, in large part, this is not hubris. I shop and cook, I clean and straighten, I provide discipline and/or a cuddle, as […]