Tag Archives: Child

The 'good old days' when kids just had to suck it up

“Back in my day, kids were kids! We worked out our problems on our own. We didn’t go crying to some stranger with a whole bunch of initials after his name.” Gus was ridiculing a conversation a fellow therapist and … Continue reading

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Yet another study to scare young women into breeding

Today The Washington Post reminds young women to have children before they’re too old and their eggs have all dried up. Enjoy that with your morning coffee, ladies!

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Please don't take away my 'me-time'

I’m not sure I’m following all of the arguments in this take down of “me-time” in the Times Online. The author blames too many parenting experts for undermining parental authority and creating a division between parent and child that is … Continue reading

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Married…with children

It’s taken me a few days to get through Elizabeth Weil’s Married (Happily) With Issues. Not because it wasn’t a stimulating page turner (it was) but because I have two kids under the age of four. Which is why Weil’s … Continue reading

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Kids Today

The “mall” near my house in Brooklyn always delights – if I don’t see the police escorting someone out each time I pick up diapers at the Target, it’s not a trip worth taking. So I wasn’t shocked when waiting … Continue reading

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Maternity leave for the childfree?

Egads. I read something on the Strollerderby and I want to hit someone. Someone other than the Balloon Boy Dad: “A survey of 2,000 women in the United Kingdom found that women who aren’t mothers want maternity leave, too. In … Continue reading

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