Category Archives: Parenting

A good article about choosing a martial art for your kid.

This morning my newsfeed directed me to this article: How to choose the best martial art for your child I was expecting something ordinary and uninspired but was pleasantly surprised by what I read. It’s not earth-shattering, but it does … Continue reading

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Your Mother Did Something Amazing

This post was written a few months ago and I’ve finally gotten around to revising and posting it: This post is a future letter to Maya and Sam, because, well, just because.  I’m also writing this because I am very … Continue reading

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DC Heroes

So I started watching “Arrow” and “The Flash.”  I never got into “Smallville” but that’s another story.  It does seem that DC is into really scarred up heroes (other than Superman, who doesn’t get them) who are really, really angry … Continue reading

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Poem 27 Night Training

Today’s poem is another Sam poem.  I’ve been waiting for him to really settle down and sleep through the night.  It’s happening, so I should say that right away.  On the other hand, I think that he’s got me trained … Continue reading

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little girl sleeping thunder rattles the windows Mommy’s teddy bear

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The One Regret of a First-time Father at Forty

So I don’t want this to be a post too similar to my earlier post, but more of a continuation. My mom told me once that your health issues will start to come out in your 40’s. I have no … Continue reading

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Parents of a Certain Age

<a href="” title=”Delaying Pregnancy and Parenthood”>I recently watched a panel discussion online from the Harvard School of Public Health entitled “Delaying Pregnancy and Parenthood.” You can find it here. The panel centered around the relatively recent middle-class development of delaying … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Raising Jewpanese Children

A couple of weeks ago, Becky and I went to an interfaith event sponsored by the JCC. It was free and at a nice restaurant in Cambridge and we hadn’t been out as a couple since two days before Sam … Continue reading

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