Back-to-School 2020: Virtual Preschool Is An Option

It is fall in New England and the beginning of the school year. But this back- to -school season is anything but routine. With the pandemic, it's hard to predict what may happen when the schools open. Parents everywhere are pondering their options. When it comes to the youngest students, some parents of preschoolers favor … Continue reading Back-to-School 2020: Virtual Preschool Is An Option

The Internet Lasts Forever: Essay Writing and My Children

  Yesterday at Sunday dinner, my 26-year-old son let me know that my essay A Reluctant Child now shows up on the third page when he Google-searches his name. It was one of my first parenting essays, written in 2004 for an on-line pre-teen parenting magazine.  The essay chronicles my son's struggles of fitting in at … Continue reading The Internet Lasts Forever: Essay Writing and My Children