Sometimes Parenting With a Little Shame is a Good Thing

Apparently shame is no longer residing in society’s approved toolbox. This is not a good thing. When I was teen everyone suddenly worried about our self esteem. No one was particularly concerned about behavior or excellence. There was little discussion about giving kids the opportunity to excel, or obstacles to overcome. There was only talk … Read more

Getting Rid of Food and Crafts on Pinterest Made it Fun (for me)

I was late to the game with Pinterest. I think it’s still in beta, or maybe invite only, but with many new networks if you aren’t there first you simply aren’t there. I’m not sure that’s true with Pinterest but my late arrival is not helpful. When I started with Pinterest I followed my facebook … Read more