Goodbye Gatekeepers, Sayonara Senior High

My youngest spawn has graduated high school. It is still sinking in that my worn, dusty nest will soon be devoid of baby birds. Once your baby turns eighteen, the world treats them differently, though that birthday, although a milestone, does not magically bring the maturity it implies. Once your child is eighteen - You … Continue reading Goodbye Gatekeepers, Sayonara Senior High

It’s a Book Thug Life

As parents, many of us are downright obsessed with encouraging our children to love reading. Over and over again, we are told of its importance, and the teachers send home endless reading logs and stand ready with the roll of stickers to reward the effort. The effort being all parents everywhere, remembering to make the kids fill it … Continue reading It’s a Book Thug Life