When you learn the importance of calm from your spastic 7-year-old

I used to be the easy-going one. The calmest guy around. Once upon a time, I could look at a stressful situation and rise — calmly — above, like a younger and more handsome Tom Brady. Indeed, I was always as cool, if not cooler, than the other side of the pillow. But, kids, work, …

A case for Meghan Trainor, the perfect pop star for our children

Let me first start out with a disclaimer: I have no clue what Meghan Trainor is going to do in the future. She very well may turn out to be a terrible role model and on the “bad list” of pop musicians. For now, though, she’s not.  For some reason, my daughter loves LOVES Meghan Trainor. …