The World As They Know It

June 22, 2016 1

Laughing is a necessity to good mental health, and kids come with a built-in supply of it. It’s free…and the only thing the government can’t tax. Here it is…the 4th in the series called, “How […]

When Mummy Gets Sick

November 10, 2014 0

Like you, I have no time to get sick. No time at all. Laundry doesn’t fold itself, phone calls don’t make themselves, paperwork doesn’t do itself and file itself, and children of all ages need […]

Becoming a Man

October 28, 2014 2

Author’s Note:  On Saturday, October 25, 2014, my son became a Bar Mitzvah.  It is traditional for the Bar Mitzvah boy’s parents to say nice things about him to the whole congregation.  Following is what […]


October 20, 2014 0

Halloween is coming up, and my children already have their costumes. My son has a black body suit thing to which he intends to affix black felt triangles, and is going as “Peter Pan’s Shadow.” […]

The Changing of the Guard

September 1, 2014 2

There is a man child living in my house.  I don’t mean the tall one with grey hair and a pension, I mean the 12-almost-13 year old who is recently grown taller than me and […]

Mother of the Year

May 12, 2014 0

So, as everyone in the United States is aware of due to the plethora of commercials telling you what to buy for your mother, spammy emails doing the same, and the sappy Facebook posts about […]

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