Thursday, November 14, 2019

If you give a kid a skateboard...

Is a skateboard on your child's wish list?

Here's what happened when I got my son a skateboard.

(Spoiler alter: It's good. Well, mostly.)

My latest for Today's Parent: If you give a kid a skateboard.


Friday, November 1, 2019

My teen plays at the park... and I love it!

I've seen several articles lately written by moms of little kids complaining about teenagers at local public parks. While I won't defend anyone's bad behavior, I happen to have a teen who sometimes hangs out a park. He's much too young to drive, and instead of a troublemaker, I see a gangly middle-schooler trying to clutch to a piece of his childhood.

Bottom line, let's judge teenagers (and everyone!) on their behavior and not just their age.

My latest for Sammiches & Psych Meds:

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