Dear Kids, It’s Not My Job to Entertain You This Summer

  Three days into summer vacation and my kids are already bored. Apparently 42.8% of one week is all it takes to eat all the “good” food, catch up on the DVR, and tire of video games. Did my kids think I had some kind of not bummer summer in the works? Did they assume […]

What Kind of Summer Parent Are You?

“I just love summer vacation,” a mom told me yesterday at school pick-up, “we have plans almost every day this summer!” “Not us,” said a fellow mom, “my kids are on their own. Summer is my season off! I expect mine to fend for themselves.” All the summer vacation talk got me thinking about where […]