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Pleasant Chaos

Check work email, check personal email. My seven-month-old daughter has a death grip on my thumbs as I teach her to walk and I’m scolding the twenty-two-month daughter for purposefully putting a book on the floor in our path. (Can’t step on books, instant timeout) The tone of …

Understanding New Parents

A few years ago, I ended up on the wrong side of this response:

“Wait, I love my kids! STOP TALKING ABOUT KILLING MY KIDS!”

I found this a little confusing, as we weren’t talking about killing anyone. However, I’ve since become a parent, and I can offer …