Archives for July 17, 2011

Yoursphere: Perfect for Hot Summer Days

Online safety as a parent is something we all worry about. I met my husband in a chat room in 1998 and before I would meet him (after emailing for 5 months), I had a criminal record check done.  Most people will meet someone online in the next 30 minutes and meet them for drinks […]

Killing All the Unicorns

I’ve always been sensitive to my daughter’s emotions. For years, my husband and I altered words to ensure we didn’t hurt her tiny membranes. Instead of sick, we’d say someone was “lying down.” If someone died, we’d used the word “passed.” My husband and I tiptoed around the sadness of life like clumsy ballerinas. The […]