Parenting Left of the Middle
Welcome to my website! I'm a west coast mom living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I blog about parenting my fierce and fuzzy child Jack. I don't prescribe to any particular parenting methods - I'm a bit left of the middle!
Join me on my journey as I find my footing as a working mother and, as of 2012, a caregiver to a child with Leukemia.
I'm an editor at Band Back Together, which offers support and resources for all life throws at us. Together we can kick stigma's ass!
From The Blog
Today is Mental Health Month Blog Day. Mental health – and illness – is a topic of great importance to me and something I’ve written about before. It’s importance has only grown as I’ve gotten older. My experiences with mental illness have led me to get involved in helping others through sites like Band Back [...]
Are you ready for Star Wars Day? If your family is a lover of Star Wars, you can celebrate this epic day (May the Fourth) by winning the Angry Birds Star Wars AT-AT Attack Battle Game by Hasbro! Now, we don’t play Angry Birds at our house. We tried the app – both Jack and [...]
Six-year-olds are jerks. Did you know that? We’ve been struggling for weeks and weeks with all manner of things with Jack. Finally I went back to the parenting bible I had browsed a year ago – Your Six-Year-Old by Ames & Ilg – and everything became clear. I’m not failing and cancer isn’t stealing Jack’s [...]