"Why do I interpret my kids' diversity as a mandate to continually deconstruct and refashion my approach, while my husband strides confidently ahead, applying solution A to cause B?. . . I struggle not to blindly ascribe it to maternal instincts, just as I try not to credit tire-changing skills to the Y chromosome... I know my husband can out-parent me in several categories, and I'm more curious than upset when I notice the unequal ways we respond to our sons."You can read the whole piece here.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Writing From the Home Front
I'm over at YourTango today, talking about the way I see certain parenting issues vs. the way my husband does: