Category Archives: Washington Post

Washington Post: My Kid Uses A Landline, Not A Cell Phone. Here’s Why.

Because I’m an old fogey, of course.  But there’s more.

My Kid Uses A Landline, Not A Cell Phone.  Here’s Why.

Published in Washington Post, January 26, 2016

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Washington Post: Forget The New Baby Gift. Do This Instead.

What does a new mother really need?

Forget The New Baby Gift. Do This Instead.

Published on Washington Post, October 15, 2015

Washington Post: The Art Of Magically Tidying Your House (With Kids)

First, remove all children from the house.

The Art Of Magically Tidying Your House (With Kids)

Published on Washington Post, September 21, 2015

 

Washington Post: I Was A Picky Eater, And Now My Kids Are

I Was A Picky Eater, And Now My Kids Are

Published in Washington Post, August 4, 2015

For my further thoughts on this in light of  recent news reports about picky eating and psychological problems, click here for “When A Picky Eater Is Just A Picky Eater.”

Washington Post: Do Kids Belong At Funerals?

Spoiler alert:  Yes, they do.

Do Kids Belong At Funerals?

Published in the Washington Post, July 1, 2015.

Washington Post: The Kids Complained About Chores, So We Gave Them More

The Kids Complained About Chores, So We Gave Them More

Published in Washington Post, May 19, 2015 (print edition May 21, 2015)

Washington Post: Raising Joyful Readers: It’s A Family Affair

Raising Joyful Readers: It’s A Family Affair

Published in Washington Post, March 17, 2015