Are we raising wimpy kids?

Sitting in the urgent care waiting room this weekend, I had some time to read part of an article in a back issue of “Psychology Today” about whether over-parenting is resulting in “wimpy” kids. I didn’t get to read the whole article (it was rather lengthy), but the jist of it was that by over-protecting…

Right and Wrong?

Something I read recently in a book called “Mothering Your Nursing Toddler” really struck me. The jist of it is that even though many people chose to parent differently from you, there doesn’t have to be a “right” and “wrong” way. The quote comes from a section about “Coping with Pressure from Outsiders” and goes…

HBO targets baby audience? Puh-lease!

Children’s Coalition to Parents: HBO’s Classical Baby is a Classic Hoax WASHINGTON — May 10 — The Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) is warning parents to keep their infants and toddlers away from the upcoming HBO television special Classical Baby which will air on Saturday, May 14. According to HBO, the program is beneficial for…

Mother’s Day and more

I didn’t get a chance to post yesterday, but I wanted to say happy belated Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful mothers out there!! I know there are at least a handful of moms who periodically check my blog and I hope you all had a great day yesterday. :) I had a nice…

30 years. Has it really been that long??

Today I celebrated my 30th birthday. It’s hard to believe I’ve been alive for 30 years already now. Sheesh! That sounds like soooo long to me. But then when I think about the things that I’ve accomplished in my life thus far, it feels about right. I’m pretty darn happy with where I am today.…

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