I took my very soon-to-be 16-year-old son to the local hair salon this week to get his first real haircut. Well, not his very first real haircut. For the past eight years or so, I’ve been giving him a buzz cut in our bathroom as he sits in the tub. Why? Let me be clear, […]
I read this article from the Chicago Tribune, which describes different “parenting styles” used today by parents in the US. Some of these parenting styles are probably familiar to you: tiger, helicopter, and free-range. Older terms for parenting styles included: authoritarian, authoritative and permissive. But there was a parenting style missing in this article and […]
Having a baby means opportunity for the whole family to come closer together – as long as everyone approaches the way we parent now and the way our parents did a generation ago with curiosity instead of judgement.