by Mir Kamin
I hope that someday my children find life partners who make them happy. I hope that I’m setting a good example for them to figure that out, too.
Loving means opening yourself to heartbreak. How can I help my kids learn how to balance risk and reward when it comes to love? Our dogs help.
Teenagers and burgeoning sexuality. The conversations are becoming more difficult, but we’ll keep having them, because communication and knowledge are key.
Some mornings leave you only the option to laugh or cry. With a hat tip to Dr. Seuss, I’m attempting the former while channeling my kids.
My teens are growing up, and in some ways everything seems different, now. In plenty of other ways, though, it’s all still very familiar.
Teaching older kids about the ins and outs of respect has to be about reminding them that they control themselves and no one else, but it’s tricky territory.
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