Is Our Society Becoming Intolerant of Children?

I’m the first person to cringe when a child is screaming in a restaurant or a mall. I seem to be more sensitive to it than a lot of other people I know – when I hear a child screaming, all I want to do is help the child and stop the noise. I don’t know if this is because my job is attuning myself to the angry or upset cries of children, or if it’s just hardwired in my brain that screaming equals “OH GOD STOP IT NOW”....more

Nanny Admissions: I Used To Be Childfree

I hesitate to share this story because I am worried that it will cause people to dislike me or feel that I have these feelings still, and it couldn’t be further from the truth. But I’m also trying to share more of myself on this blog, and writing about this part of my life might help people to understand who I am today. So. *deep breath*...more