AP with Teens

Role Model Parenting

July 15, 2008

This summer marks my 20th anniversary of parenting. Right this moment, my 4-month-old daughter is nursing in the sling strapped to my chest. My (almost) 14-year-old daughter is stomping noisily up the stairs in protest after having some kind of disagreement with her 5-year-old sister about the last dish of mac & cheese. My 19-year-old […]

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State-of-the-Heart Parenting

May 4, 2008

During the last weeks of my pregnancy we decided to have our infant car seat installed by certified professionals at the local sheriff’s office. I was way too pregnant at that point to maneuver around in the cramped backseat of our little Honda, so the allure of not having to do it myself (or beg […]

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