Sex Talk with my 5yo

Sex Talk with my 5yo

So my kids saw Head Over Heels and they loved it and it led to me, well…having a sex talk with my 5yo. Or well, the younger one couldn’t focus on the first act because he was totally focused on the snacks my partner smuggled into the theatre in his ECKnox diaper...
Disclaimers, Self-Doubt and Diversity

Disclaimers, Self-Doubt and Diversity

So…had a funny moment with the kiddo the other day that conjured a lot of disclaimers, self-doubt and diversity. A new kid was joining his class. He talked about it for several days before the new kid (we’ll call him Tom) would transfer from another school. My kiddo...
Disclaimers, Self-Doubt and Diversity

To My Kid Who Found My Blog

To My Kid Who Found My Blog: Hi my darling. I knew this day could come when you would find all these blog posts often talking about you, sometimes in a complimentary way, sometimes not. Before you get super angry with me or embarrassed, I want you to know that writing...
Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground on Saturday – I couldn’t fight the need to write you about an incident between our kids.Remember me? I was the dad with the son wearing a pink dress. Before he burst onto the playground, and as I parked the car, he was...
Boys Can Love Pink: A Revolution

Boys Can Love Pink: A Revolution

A dear friend recently wrote to share her stress that her son wanted a pink backpack for school, because boys can love pink, but society…well, you know. Her son’s a wonderful, mathematically and mechanically-inclined little boy. Nothing “princess” about him....