Dr. Spock: The Sequel

If you read about Mother’s aversion to most parenting advice from Dr. Spock and her frequent confusion of child-rearing expert Dr. Spock and Star Trek’s half-human, half-Vulcan Science Officer Mr. Spock, then you know parenting was not her strong suit. In fact, she had zero cards in the game of parenting, unless it was a […]

Dr. Spock or Mr. Spock?

Our mother loved to quote Dr. Spock, the child-rearing expert, when we were growing up. Often it was done to make fun of his advice and how totally stupid and incompetent he was. But sometimes, if she ever could glean one bit of information that matched up with her parenting style (or lack thereof) then […]