Month: November 2018

#5 QOTW

Nouns vs. Verbs vs. Adverbs

I’m a verb parent. Most of us born after 1965 are. We’re not just “parents,” we “parent.” Noun parents remember their years of parenting with nostalgia; they did nothing wrong. Verb parents remember their last hour of parenting and think they did everything wrong….

#4 QOTW

Plato’s Foresight

A new Op-Ed in The New York Times by Bret Stephens is worth reading. With all the controversy surrounding Facebook’s practices and motives, Stephens digs down to the fundamental reason behind Facebook’s profound effects on the demoralization of our culture. Plato Weighs In On…

#3 Quote of the Week

Parent Accepts His Child is not Perfect!

Check out this article at the blog, Father-hood.co.uk, and its shout-out to We the Average Parents, who know our children are less-than-perfect, but we love them anyway. Parent Accepts Child is to Blame

When “Parent” was just a Noun

You remember those days. When we were young, and our parents’ idea of “parenting” was to shove us out the door in the morning and make sure we didn’t return until dark. When we were deathly ill, and they told us we’d feel better…

Getting the Most Out of Facebook

(Trigger Warning: May offend the P’s: Perfect Parents who bred the most Popular child Prodigies)