Category Archives: Parenting

Not My Pig, Not My Farm…: Are You Taking on the Problems of Others?

Scenario 1: TODD:  (16, entering)  Somebody stole my effing bike! AMY:  (45, parent of TODD)  And you’re surprised?  Serves you right if you leave the bike outside unlocked.  I put that thing away for you almost every night and I’m sick of it. So last night I left it out.  I’ve told you a million times….and if […]

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Reach out and TOUCH someone!  (thoughts on touch)

In New York a young woman is starting a business charging for cuddling by the hour.  Her business is called the “Snuggery“.  I think she’s onto something… and I think she’s nuts.  I think she’s recognizing a current deficit in human connection and touch, and I think she’s nuts if she’ll snuggle with anyone who […]

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