To Every TV…

Well, we did it. We've been talking about it for years, usually in radical terms: "We need to get rid of the TV"; "Let's sell the PS3"; "No more video games," "Let's put it in the closet until Friday night." Four years ago, we did it for a week. It was sheer hell. Last fall, … Continue reading To Every TV…

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Waiting for the Call

My client is in labor. I’m sitting at the breakfast table, getting all my ducks in a row for the rest of the day—and maybe the night. I’m showered, check. Boys fed and their clothes clean, check. Chicken roasting for dinner, check. Babysitting and back-up babysitting both in place, check.  Birth bag packed and contains … Continue reading Waiting for the Call