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Entries by Melinda Wentzel from 04/2012

A Sacrilege of Sorts

| Posted 04.02.2012 | Parents

I'd rather my heathens wantonly festoon the dog with lipstick ("...because we wanted to give him purple-ish lips, Mom!") than to rob themselves of the parting gift of a fine book.

April Awakenings

| Posted 04.10.2012 | Parents

Somehow, seeing the buds and the birds and the medley of green filled me with a tangible sense of hope and enthusiasm for whatever the future might bring.

All Is Fair in Love and Mommy Wars

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

As family dynamics go, one parent's crazy quilt is another's richly woven tapestry.

When Worms Fail Me

| Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

I've made a solemn pledge to engage my daughters in conversation each day -- to stop whatever it is I happen to be doing and tune into their respective worlds.