Category Archives: Parenting

What would Cicero say?

“Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero, Statesman, Orator, and Writer (106 – 43 B.C.) This quote always makes me smile. I wonder what Cicero would say about today’s … Continue reading

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Can you hear this?

I was listening to music as I worked. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw Teenage Son walk into my office. I pulled off the headphones. “What did you say?” He smiled. “You like those?” I use his … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Parents: A Cautionary Tale

What do you think of a store named the Mousehouse Cheesehaus with a ginormous sign that looks like this? Does it make you smile whether you want to or not? Or does its kitsch make you cringe? If you’re into … Continue reading

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