At the table

There’s one thing you can be sure of in parenting: as soon as you think you’ve got it all figured out, everything changes.  I had finally gotten dinners going in a good rhythm: a rotation of three weeks worth of menus, complete with protein and produce options for all four palates in our family (daughter … Continue reading At the table

Try not to push

“Ready… GO!”  The blonde, freckled, 30-something coach is barefoot on the pool deck, his chinos rolled above his ankles.  He wears a button down shirt and a dress watch, and his pant legs are wet, despite his precautions. “Ready… GO!” He watches a stopwatch, watches the deck clock, watches his yellow capped, mirror-goggled swimmers race … Continue reading Try not to push