Doggies In Orbit

Let me introduce you to the other members of our family, Cody and Nikki. It’s fair to say they are “just along for the ride.” They try to steer clear of the twins’ chaos and explosions. Cody is our entertainer of the family, his job is to hold as many toys in his mouth at once 🙂 Nikki is our border collie, she entertains us…

What does Astronomy have to do with parenting?

Since I had twins 10 years ago, I have learned that parenting is complicated and exhilarating at the same time. I like to compare parenting and its many stages to Astronomy. When our children are small, we move with them in the same orbit to keep them safe. As they mature we may move within another orbit, one with more freedom and choices, like the years in elementary school. The…