7 Essential Resources to See If Your Neighborhood is Safe

A guest post… With the number of crimes being on the rise, it’s no wonder that people worry about their safety. Understanding the level of crimes and their intensity and frequency can be important to ensure that you keep your family safe in your own home. Fortunately, there are some great resources to check into to be sure that you are doing whatever you can to keep your family safe. The reality is that you…Read More

Stepping out of my comfort zone on Father’s Day weekend

We signed up weeks ago, my 9yo son G- and I, without me really thinking about it. A Father/Son basketball camp at the University of Colorado, Boulder, with CU Coach Jeff Bzdelik running the camp and all the CU men’s basketball team players involved. Sounded like a great “bonding experience” with my son, right? It was great fun. Really great fun. What I didn’t think through was that just maybe I wouldn’t be ready for…Read More

Our long-term birth control option of choice: a vasectomy

To some extent, birth control might seem like a rather oblique topic for a site discussing attachment parenting, but to me, there’s no topic more central to the issue of parenting than parents figuring out how big their family should be and coming up with a healthy, compatible and comfortable solution for continuing an intimate relationship after that point. More to the point, it’s been something that the two of us have wrestled with since…Read More