Parents Are Just People

Parents Are Just People

Jan 3rd, 2015 Parenting Abby King 2 min read

There are certain moments etched forever in my memory. January 28, 1986; the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded. A random evening in the fall of 1987; my first real kiss. November 4th 2008; the day we elected our first African American President. And a summer day in 1995; the day I realized my father was a mere mortal. The timing is different for everyone…


Surviving Your Kid’s First Summer At Sleep Away Camp

Mar 27th, 2014 Parenting Abby King 8 min read

The contract is signed, the payment has been made and there is no turning back. Panic, fear and anxiety set in and you can’t breathe. Your child is going to sleepaway camp. Sleepaway camp can be a rite of passage, and the decision to send your child away is a big one. The first summer, (and the preceding months) is especially big. Kids learn responsibility…