September 3, 2013
I had kids early compared with most of my friends. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but now my circle of peers are beginning to have their own children, many of them for the first time.
One advantage of this wave of new babies is that it has prompted me to reflect on [...]
August 20, 2013
I wonder sometimes whether most of parenting success can be attributed to not taking things too seriously and to laughing at yourself.
I’ve always found coordinating childcare to be stressful. It seems to take tremendous emotional and mental energy to make the phone calls, coordinate spousal schedules, send the emails, and do all those other tasks [...]