Daily Archives: April 19, 2017




“Raising kids who don’t turn into (expletives) as adults,” Fenton maintains. Fair enough. We’ve definitely reached our (expletives) quota here on Earth. But I think it’s possible to raise good people without being mean to them. There are a thousand gradations between “mean” and “cool,” and setting them up as […]

In Defense of Nice Moms



We all want to raise happy children, so who better to ask how to do that than the Danes? Denmark is consistently ranked one of the happiest countries in the world, churning out generation after generation of happy people. It seemed logical to turn to the book, The Danish Way […]

Two Parenting Secrets of the Happy Danes






Well, day one of summer made me realize a difference from last year. We are going to need to put some limits on screen time. Given it was a rainy day, but my kids were still watching TV way too much. It’s funny how easy it is to slip into […]

15 Things to Do Instead of TV