How Do I Explain This to a Child?

I’m actually looking forward to explaining to our children where babies come from.  The biology of sexual reproduction is pretty straight-forward even if there are a bunch of associated issues — dating, relationships, etc — that aren’t so complicated. Speaking of which, I am NOT looking forward to discussing sexual Read more…

Smarts

Every parent wants their child to be smart, but I really think the majority of smarts is really just hard work. I was a precocious child.  I took to new words easily. I read readily.  Math was initially very easy, but I didn’t have a lot of patience for it. Read more…

Be True to Yourself

[fvplayer src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOXKf_nPWpk”] This is such a cute, heart-warming video. It’s also brings up a lot of conflicting feelings for me. I came out of the closet in college.  I actually had to first admit it to myself and then tell my friends.  It was one of the most difficult things Read more…