Relationship: Parent

I recently completed a marathon of paperwork for my children’s elementary school. It is my annual handwriting workout. I write more by hand at this time of year than at any other time of the year. Emergency contact forms. Medical forms. Tell us about your child forms. School policy forms. How your child gets toContinue reading “Relationship: Parent”

“Kids Have No Manners Today”

Kids running around the mall food court, kicking and screaming in the grocery store, or running laps in the church hall during coffee hour.  "Kids have no manners today," we say.  Though that statement clearly reflects some selective memory at work – as if kids were entirely well-behaved 30 or 60 years ago – thereContinue reading ““Kids Have No Manners Today””