November 18, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

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Overprotectiveness makes us crazy

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

I watched a shocking event last week at the Greenwood Wal Mart. A young mother approached her auto transporting a baby in an infant carrier, one of the few remaining newborn care items still recognizable from my sons’ babyhood. More...

Silent auctions stimulate sad stories

I’m just saying...

Silent charity auctions are brutal.  I know, I know….the idea is that it’s all for a good cause, and so the astronomical amount of money you spend on something you could buy in the stores for a fraction of your bid really doesn&rsqu More...

Alone time can be shocking

40–Something

Quite by accident, I found a way to shock my children. I didn’t tell them we were moving to Borneo or that Christmas had been cancelled. I didn’t stroll through the living room in a Speedo or forget to close the bathroom door. More...