Moving boundaries

  Last night I had one of about a million encounters with my preteen daughter regarding bedtime. These started at about the age of 3. Both of us have our heels dug in on this issue and it has been going on for years. The reason it’s been going on for years is that it […]

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Who Am I to Interfere?

My 12 year old and I were chatting with a friend of ours last night and he told us a story about a successful entrepreneur who showed incredible signs of independence at a really young age. At the age of 6, he would get angry with his mother for waking him up in the morning […]

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Meet a Need

I love breast feeding and I am a huge advocate of extended nursing and child-led weaning. Anyone who is close to me knows the dogged determination with which I have pursued nursing relationships with all of my children. None were without difficulty, but we hung in there until we got over the hump and they […]

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