Many things are larger-than-life for children — but it can affect grown-ups, too

We were formally introduced to the Tick Trail last Thursday night. As far as I can tell, we all arrived at home tick-free. The Tick Trail represented a piece of my child’s experience at daily summer camp and a bit of my own memories. Each day, dropping her off and picking her up, you could … More Many things are larger-than-life for children — but it can affect grown-ups, too

Summer, summer camp, and a trail of kid’s clothing

Summer camp was once something more like a luxury, when stay-at-home Moms ruled the roost and there was less need to keep the kids safely occupied. In today’s two-wage-earner families, though, summer camp is often a necessity. It’s the only way a lot of kids can maintain any sort of social contact with their peers … More Summer, summer camp, and a trail of kid’s clothing