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Blog Archives: June 2011

Parenting in the Bay Area

June 13, 2011
I just got back from a three-day camping trip in Yosemite with Caroline’s fourth grade class. It was an exciting adventure into the emerging world of ten-year-olds.  I unpack my backpack and take down the tent with a lot to reflect upon: the intensity of my love for my little girl who is growing up right before my eyes (read the comment of a fourth-grade boy: “Oh, you are Caroline’s dad? Well, did you know that ‘so-and-so’ thinks she is cute and likes her?”), the developing self-possession of a typical 10-year-old as she cultivates close ...