Sam’s Weekly Water Cooler Musings: On Spoiling

Today, at the water cooler, we acknowledged the thin line between giving our children/grandchildren what they want/need and spoiling them rotten so they don’t appreciate anything and take everything for granted as they grow up. The prevailing argument was against grandparents spoiling their grandkids (can you tell that the primary conversationalists were parents and not … Continue reading Sam’s Weekly Water Cooler Musings: On Spoiling

Parenting 101

It was scary at first, thinking about becoming a parent. I mean, sometimes I still feel like I’m fourteen, a latchkey kid who sometimes falls off the broken stool in the kitchen and can’t talk to girls unless he’s had some egg nog first. So, yes, it was quite scary to process that some day, … Continue reading Parenting 101