Posts Tagged ‘Parenting’
The Glory of the Children
I heard someone talk recently about how fathers are the glory of their children. My tendency would be to flip that around, making children the glory of their fathers, given how so many parents (especially fathers) live vicariously through their children. If I can get my son to be the next Hank Aaron, then somehow…Read More
Jaywalking in Love
Having secured my cache of pharmaceuticals from Rite Aid, I pulled up to the Guide Meridian looking carefully to my left to see what, if anything, was coming from that direction. The Guide Meridian, widened from two lanes to four for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC, is inarguably the busiest arterial in Whatcom…Read More
Who Owns the Children?
There is an understandable uproar on the political right the last few days over this question of the state owning our children. The furor has been fueled by MSNBC’s assertion in an ad featuring Tulane professor Melissa Harris-Perry that we need to get beyond this “private notion of children,” because our children belong to the…Read More