Chickadee Stew

The kids are back at school, this year, all of them.  For the first time in ten years, the house is quiet.  Thus, I reflect.  Parenting.  This life-altering fumble in the dark.  This ever-changing minefield of high impact decision-making. In the six or so months since I started this blog, I have attempted to offer…Read more »

Over the Edge

Had I to define it, I’m not sure what I would call my parenting style. (Desperate?) With my first two children, I was calmer, more organized, better able to project being in control. Yes, they were close in age, but there were only two of them. When number three and four burst onto the scene less…Read more »