Why I’ll Never Squash Her Spirit

Snap at a friend and they dismiss it. Do the same to your kid, they'll bring it up at Thanksgiving when you're 60.

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We’re Supposed To Say “No” Sometimes

There are very few good parenting moments that allow us to put our feet up in another room, but this is one of them. It's like finding a vegetable that tastes like ice cream cake.

An Excuse To Be A Kid Again

The bizarre humor that rushes through my head is decades below my own age group and doesn't even need an audience to spring up.

Our Family Language

Every family has their own language. It's made up of words or phrases that no one else would understand. Every person contributes. Every person speaks it.

My Insane Homemade Holiday Traditions

"What time do you guys fight Santa?"

Da Vinci, Van Gogh, and My Kid

I want her to believe that she's the best artist on Earth. Why? Because she is.