During this national reboot, I found myself wondering if there were parenting things I wish I had known 35 years ago.
Well, one thing is that there are a lot of kids in my husband’s family who have various learning disabilities. In my family this just isn’t a thing, so I was pleasantly unaware. I could have paid closer attention. (Our daughter was fine.) I also wasn’t aware that our preschooler couldn’t skip. Dave and I were older, not athletic parents and never noticed that our daughter didn’t skip. Was this life-altering? I don’t know.
Of course, these were pre-internet days. Information was found in our doctor’s office, books, magazines and TV. Now there is so much information at our