Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775

Since writing about my reluctant role as argument mediator between my sons, I have made a point of not intervening and watched these tiffs devolve into physical violence.

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What lies parenting books tell, what fantasies they peddle. Except for one: The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, which actually has helped me use Jewish teachings to raise more self-reliant kids. 

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Here's a sample of the arguments I've had to mediate over the last few days, one of my least favorite "mom jobs." 

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Musings of a Modern Balabusta

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