I learned my lesson the hard way years ago: I don’t seek out friendships with my kids’ friends’ parents. When my son was 9 years old, he befriended two boys whose mothers were close friends. Inevitably we got sucked into Continue reading Why I Don’t Want to Be Friends with My Kids’ Friends’ Parents (Published in Kveller)
Do you hover — ready to swoop down and micromanage your children at any given moment, or do you stay in the shadows and observe, allowing them to work things out for themselves? While I strive to balance these two Continue reading Are You A Helicopter Parent?