Category: Parenting

When your kids are sore losers

Can you make a career out of playing Snakes and Ladders? If so, I think our three-year-old will qualify for a hefty entrance scholarship. She’s some kind of Snakes and Ladders prodigy. She wins every single time, even though she can barely figure out…

When preschoolers text

You know when you write something, and you have a feel this will be one of the pieces that gets readers sending emails and commenting — fast and furious? I shared my latest parenting column on my Facebook page about 30 seconds ago, and…

When your kid keeps failing swimming lessons

Swimming lessons were never my thing. I passed Yellow, Orange, and Red, but got halted when it came to getting through Red-Maroon. I hated getting water up my nose when I jumped in. I still hate getting water up my nose. And I have…