Parenting #2

Quick poll of parents (and non-parents) out there… who has ever said, “We’re gonna make sure to parent our second like we did the first one.” Then the second one actually comes along… A simple example:¬†When our 1st did what our 2nd is doing below, we immediately pushed his foot back down under his tray … More Parenting #2

reframe

I can’t do that. It’s too hard. This will never be over. What if they don’t like me? What if I fail? I certainly don’t know enough to even try. Have you ever had any of these thoughts or similar ones? I definitely have. I still do. I used to give into them or just … More reframe

Will you be there?

I had a moment of clarity this weekend. My 3-year-old son, Will, and I went on an afternoon hike in the Sierra Mountain foothills while the rest of my wife’s family was preparing dinner. We decided to check out what was behind the condo we were all staying in for the week. As we got … More Will you be there?