Tag Archives: Parenting

Curb Your Screaming Kid

Where is Larry David when you need him? Tonight while my wife and I were having dinner at a local restaurant, there was a kid screaming for about twenty minutes while five adults (her two parents, her two grandparents and her nanny) … Continue reading

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Assembly Required

Assembly Required. These are two of the most fearsome words in the English language. I thought I was past this stage when my kids grew up. But no. Those words have returned to haunt me again now that my daughter is furnishing … Continue reading

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Generation Gap

“Dad, do you know what a music festival is?! It’s a bunch of young people drinking, doing drugs and listening to music all day. Why would you want to go to that?” –my younger daughter in response to my inquiry … Continue reading

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Fort Knox

My daughter’s bank account is like Fort Knox. Impregnable. Money goes in. Nothing ever comes out. She has just completed her first year of full-time employment after graduating from college a year ago. During that year, we have been attempting to launch … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Do you love your parents as much as they love you? I never thought about this before I had my own kids. Amazed by each step. Excited by their discoveries. Sharing their triumphs. Frustrated by their struggles. Saddened by their disappointment.  Feeling their pain. … Continue reading

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