Category Archives: Parenthood

Part of Your World

This is one of Mason and my favorite songs. It is stuck in my head and I’ve been singing it in the car the past few days. (It’s probably best that you can’t hear me!) How do we let our children … Continue reading

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Mason Sells Lemonade as a Free-Range Kid

Mason adores the water. She says she wants to be a marine biologist when she grows up and she can swim like a fish. So, naturally she wants a “real” mermaid tail! Typical to my usual parenting style I told … Continue reading

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A Bucket List for Parenting

What must you do with your children before they leave you? Mason turned nine a few months ago and I suddenly realized the “mommy” part of my job was halfway through. From the Huffington Post: Introducing the “Before They Leave … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

I’m very fortunate to live in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, which is home to an active and vibrant secular community, within which I’ve had the incredible luck to make many close friends and confidants. In fact, my secular social network … Continue reading

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To Cut or Not to Cut? Infant Male Circumcision

I suppose it’s never too early to begin embarrassing my son, so I’ll take this opportunity to talk at length about his penis. I didn’t think it would be such a hot topic so early in his life, but even … Continue reading

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