Until you become a parent, you can't begin to discover your capacity for strength, love and fatigue.
-Peter Gallagher

Rub Some Dirt in it

by lesliedinaberg on September 25, 2009

The email from the AYSO Region 122 – Infection Control Committee started out innocently enough (aside from the eerie Soviet era name): “In an effort to promote good hygiene and prevent the spread of disease” the board of directors of our local youth soccer group had formed an Infection Control Committee. Okay, fine. We have […]

Punctuate This

by lesliedinaberg on September 18, 2009

It’s not often I get to interview someone on the phone and have them burst into song, but that’s how excited Jeff Rubin gets about punctuation. As the founder of National Punctuation Day (which is September 24), Rubin will go to great lengths – including singing a chorus of “Punctuation, punctuation. What is that? What […]

Every Day Should be Grandparents Day

by lesliedinaberg on September 11, 2009

Sometimes I can’t wait to be a Grandma. Not that I don’t love this stage of my life-chaotic carpools, homework hassles and morning mayhem aside-because at ten our son is old enough to take almost anywhere and still young enough to want to be with his parents. But I know those days are dwindling fast. […]