An Open Letter to the Man Having Dinner With His Daughter

The Phone Call That Can Wait

Dear Dad having dinner with your adorable daughter, I just wanted you to know that my husband and I dined at the table next to you and your lovely teen daughter last evening. At first when we sat down, I did not notice anything in particular about your situation, except that you and your daughter […]

Moms! Dads! Lend Them Your Ears

The Lost Art of Listening to Teens

Look out, bad parent alert. Guilty as charged. Occasionally, this blog is going to be self-confessional, and today is one of those times. I am still wallowing in the trenches of learning to be a better parent. Maybe the third child will be the charm. The other day, my daughter Andrea was trying to tell me […]