The Plagued Parent

posts about surviving our children, the Baby Boomers who raised us, and everyone else with an opinion...

Month: September 2017

Current

Sensible eyes could read it from the shore. Swells topped out at eighth to ten. Cross currents swung unnaturally across the sand at the waterline after each break. The cautious stood, feet buried holding boards and tugging at the edges of their wetsuits. Braver ones bounced atop the curls, waiting. This late in the season […]

Door of a Thousand Yeses

My daughter’s bedroom door makes me think of all the “No”s I’ve ever said. This is mainly because the door represents a big old “Yes!” Our house was never really huge on rules. When the kids were small we pretty much let them do whatever they wanted to their rooms with one exception — the […]

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