Monday, September 6, 2010

Things Parents Should Worry About

Here is a great article from NPR listing the top five things parents actually worry about and the top five things they actually SHOULD worry about, based on probability statistics.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Interview on The Roy Green Show

I'm going to see if this works. I was interviewed this evening for the Roy Green Show, on the Corus Radio Network in Canada. Use this link to listen to it.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Complete Streets Ordinance in my town!

I am so excited about this! The City Council of the town I live in just passed a Complete Streets Ordinance requiring all new development to include sidewalks, bike paths and other safe walking options. I had spoken with my city councilor earlier this summer about the idea, suggesting that it would be good for our community. I am so glad they moved forward on it!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Chart about Fear

Here is a chart about fears - comparing what we are usually most afraid of with what we really should be afraid of. Think about it the next time you make a decision about what to let your children do or what you spend your energies trying to prevent.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

An idea for Mother's Day

Here is a great post about how to be a happier parent. I know that frequently my answer to "how are you doing?" is "busy". I know my life goes better when I am able to have some down time.

Let's all try and slow down a little.