With the holiday approaching, I ventured out yesterday to pick up Valentine’s cards for Hubs and the kids. Despite not really appreciating the commercial element of the holiday, I still do that. I always like the little extra attention as a kid. The reminder that my parents loved me.
OK…so my title is a bit of a misnomer. I have three beautiful children. I deal with headaches from the father of two of them regularly. But I would NEVER, EVER wish them away because I don’t want to deal with them. All three of them are a spectacular gift.
The problem with negotiating a “one-size fits all” parenting agreement is that it’s impossible to anticipate what types of changes the children are going to experience as they get older. The after summer transition to a new grade can be particularly trying as both parents try to adapt to new