Category Archives: On Parenting

This is where I tell you how I raise my kids – and how you should raise your kids (kidding – mostly – of course).

Halloween not so dangerous after all

Parents, grab your children. Hold onto them. For Halloween is fast approaching, and nary a child is safe as dangerous ghouls and ghastly goblins hit the streets to molest or poison your offspring. The streets are not safe. Close your … Continue reading

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‘Dad, maybe we’re not crazy’ – a canoe trip down the South Branch of the Potomac River

ROMNEY, W.Va., Oct. 1, 2011 – “Dad, maybe we’re not crazy.” With those words, one might figure my 9-year-old daughter’s attitude had changed for the better. In this case, though, it only reminded me that, moments earlier, MacKenzie had considered … Continue reading

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