Last year, I was excited by the new back-to-school designs of the classic backpack maker Jansport. But this year, I’m really loving the smaller and more size-appropriate backpacks for little ones. Whenever I see a preschooler weighed down by an over-sized backpack I resist the urge to run behind him or her. They seem moments [...]
I believe I’ve mentioned once or twice or fourteen-dozen times that my older son became…intensely challenging in the weeks and months right after we brought his baby brother home. He was three years old, and he was AWFUL. I feel like I can call him that because 1) he’s not, anymore, and 2) because he was objectively, literally, monumentally AWFUL.
My wife and I are getting a divorce, and I am crushed by the impact this will have on our 3 year old. My ideal of a happy home for her to grow up in feels destroyed. Do you and your readers have any advice on how to smooth the transition, how long it will take to adapt and anything else I can do to make this situation easier for both of us?