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Discipline Crashers – on just18summers.com

The thought “I scream for ice-cream,” flashed through my brain as Amee, buckled securely in a restaurant high chair, defiantly wailed, “I want ice-cream.”

And we the spoilsports, aka parents, stubbornly answered, “No.”

A two-year-old about to skyrocket, Amee yanked at the plastic bib around her neck, flailed her arms, and kicked her legs.

I picked up a small piece of ripped off hamburger with one hand and…

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