#flashbackfriday Grandma Edition

#FlashbackFriday: Grandma Edition. Largely because they think life should be fair, children tend to complain a lot. In fact, whenever you encounter adults who complain a lot about the many inequities and injustices that have beset their lives or the bad hand of cards they’ve been dealt, you can bet you have encountered adults who […]

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“Noble and Benevolent” Parenting

“Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don’t put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.” -Garrison Keillor, U.S. humorist & radio personality (1942- ) Think of all the stupid things you did as […]

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