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“I’m okay…I’m okay.” Subtitle: See Mom, you didn’t screw up too much.

Alex followed the golden carrot a few weeks ago.  Bribery and threats are the core of our parenting style.  When Zach first learned to ride a two-wheeler without training wheels we rewarded him (see Bribery in Webster’s tome) by letting … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Goldfish Maintainence

When I was in my twenties and working and going to college, I had a fish tank that occasionally housed actual live fish.  Periodically, and for no apparent reason, and oddly, often on my birthday….these fish would die on me. … Continue reading

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