Tag Archives: Grounded Parents

Luck, Life, and Gratitude

My older son, D, is seven now. He is healthy and happy. You would never know just by looking at him how close we came to losing him before we got a chance to know him. You see, D’s heart … Continue reading

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Fighting the Nature Deficit

Over the Winter Break, we visited my parents in a valley in Western Montana. From their living room, I had a view of farmland turning into forest turning into a mountain range with snow-capped peaks. We saw bald eagles from … Continue reading

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Grounded Parents Crosspost: Ethical and Inclusive Scouting

I just posted another article to Grounded Parents, the secular parenting blog to which I contribute. This article gives some background on the reasons I worked with other parents at the Ethical Society of St. Louis to seek an alternative … Continue reading

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Grounded Parents Crosspost: Is Mr. Oogie Boogie Really that Scary?

I just posted another article to Grounded Parents, the secular parenting blog to which I contribute. This article talks about my impatient desire to share stories, books, and movies with my kids, even though they aren’t ready yet. I’m crossposting … Continue reading

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First Post for Grounded Parents: “That’s what we believe, right Daddy?”

Last week, I announced that I had been accepted as a writer on a new secular parenting blog called Grounded Parents. I’ve been enjoying reading the new articles by my co-writers, but I had nothing of my own to share. … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Grounded

Not really. Instead, I’ve been accepted as a contributing writer for a new secular parenting blog called Grounded Parents. It’s a sister blog of Skepchick, a popular blog about science and critical thinking from a skeptical and feminist perspective, so you … Continue reading

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