When you have Boys and Sex splashed across the cover of the book you are reading, you get some funny looks from other people travelling on the bus.
I’ve read enough research that concludes unrestricted screen time is detrimental to a child’s physical, mental and emotional development. When my wife and I first met, neither of us owned a television. We still don’t. Any screen time is viewed on a laptop which sits on a hard surface. …
There’s a solid chance this unexpected introduction to porn will happen before your boy celebrates his 12th birthday.
Seth Godin recently wrote,
“When smart, committed people disagree about the answer to a question, you’ve found a question worth pursuing and a discussion worth having.”
So, let me ask a question:
Your onesie dangles in the sun
the way a sheepskin drapes
over a heartwood beam,
drying as it rests on the
accumulated dust and
sweat of generations.
Your swaddle was born
on lanolin-soaked boards,
whispering of black-singlet spines
bent for days to shear every strand,
fleeces strewn across the…