Hilltown Families


The ultimate in ‘life is a marathon, not a sprint’ echoes throughout Logan’s column this week. Most of us have experienced the school factions, and the ‘cool’ kids. With Facebook, we even check out the former ‘cool’ kids from our old school days… many of them not that cool anymore! Being popular and being cool actually turns out to be a burdensome bubble that has the potential to curb development and inhibits personal growth.

This is a fascinatingly eye-opening column from Hindsight Parenting looking at how society sucks us into instant gratification rather than playing the long game. How do you deal with raising, what you suddenly realize is, your own ‘cool’ kid? Well, for starters: they need to know that appearance isn’t everything…

Mean Girls, At Age 3 “Go home, Ila!” Those three words, said by a three year old no less to my sweet-natured, well behaved, lovely, and special daughter (all right, all right I may be a tad biased…) made me squeeze the life out of my steering wheel from rage as it was relayed to me by that beautiful girl of mine on the way home from a grocery store visit. I… Read More

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