I don’t have school-age children and I’ve spent very little time in stores or watching much TV over the past month, so I haven’t been inundated with the “must have” lists that I’m sure must drive many parents to distraction.
Mandy Moran Froemming
If my life had a theme song, it would probably be “On the Road Again.”
I think I might be turning out to be an overprotective parent. And I wish that wasn’t the case.
We are on the heels of Mother’s Day, when there has been much reflection on mothering and motherhood and many have taken pause to recognize the women in their life.
Sunday night after we put our son to bed, my husband and I settled in at the computer to do our taxes.
In 1988 author Robert Fulghum published the book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” which included an essay by the same name. It parsed good advice for adults about how in kindergarten we were taught to share, be nice and clean up our own messes, among other things. As the years [...]
If there is one thing in my life I don’t have nearly enough of these days, it’s movies.
It would be en vogue to write a column eschewing the material gift giving of the holidays.
I spend a lot of my free time reading books, thinking about books or finding what to add to my library queue. So when I heard that a selection from the Anoka-Hennepin School District’s 2013 Rock the Book, an optional summer reading program, had struck a nerve with some parents, I had to see what the fuss was about.