Parenting on Either Side of Tragedy

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was three months out of college, single, and getting used to 'the real world'. And by 'real world', I mean single, with a shiny new Hyundai Elantra, and living back home with my parents....more

Talking with Kids About Boston: The Story Of &%^* and The "Thing"

Once upon a time there was a &%^* who lived in a town called Town that was not too far but not too near from us. He was angry and grumpy and stayed far away from everyone and everything most of his days. Nobody knew him. He stayed hidden away in a place that nobody saw. He kept away from other people on purpose. He had only one plan. He wanted everyone to be mad and grumpy just like him....more
When it comes to preschoolers and toddlers I can't think of a better way to discuss such things. ...more