Scratchings in the Dirt

Lesson (re)learned

So after a few, let’s say, “interesting” days, our parenting crisis, though unresolved, is pretty much over.  And, on the bonus side, I learned yet again that you cannot change how other people act, only how you react.  Folks, I am here to report that I reacted in a calm and logical manner (thanks to

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Parenting – twenty years in

I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years (ouch – it physically hurts to say that!) and I think I’ve learned a few things.  I think.  One thing I have learned is that we very often have to learn things by making mistakes.  As children and as parents. My kids and I, especially, seem to

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