So, I do not come from a frugal background. Both of my parents worked and we were solidly middle to upper middle-class my entire childhood, and while my mom was raised very poor, my dad certainly was not, and his worldview in that respect won out when it came to their shared life. We always … Continue reading Generic is just fine, or How I learned to get over myself
I often discuss how The Barbarian and I straddle parenting philosophies and modi operandi, and how that leaves us feeling like we don't quite belong within any particular group of parents. And this becomes epically apparent whenever I get a wild hair up my ass to join some online parenting group, only lasting a few … Continue reading Progressive parenting and the obsession with privilege.