Category Archives: children

Entry 715: How Do You Know If It’s Smiling?

You’ll never guess what recently opened next to our local pizza place: a pre-natal photo studio! Yes, parents who just can’t wait to annoy their friends and relatives with photos of their baby can now annoy their friends and relatives … Continue reading

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Entry 706: Hallocopter Parent

In my last post, I wrote about how society and parents have taken all the innocent fun out of Halloween. That post was mostly about the Trick or Treating and the candy, but today I’d like to focus on the … Continue reading

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Entry 705: When Halloween Was Fun

When I was a kid in the late 50s and early 60s, Halloween was easy. You went to your local Woolworths with your mom so she could spend about $1.98 on a costume which consisted of a plastic mask with … Continue reading

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Entry 648: That Piñata Sure Took a Beating

Recently there was a flurry of activity in our kitchen. Our daughter, Casey, had come home to us, not because she missed her parents, but because she needed our massive kitchen island which, due perhaps to some overzealousness on our … Continue reading

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