I find it amusing how much the car you drive affects how others on the road perceive you. Isn’t this a bit ridiculous? I currently drive a minivan which doesn’t really suit my driving personality. However, we bought it because it is roomy as hell. You can cart so many kids in it that it’s possible I’ve got a stowaway of a much greater size than in my last vehicle. When cleaning out that vehicle preparing it for sale, we

I’m continually confused by the popular wisdom on what words are kid-friendly. I know the obvious words to avoid, but I was informed by a little fellow that jealous is a bad word. Come again? First, little man, I was speaking to my friend, not you. Second, I am jealous of the weather that they are having and wish we had warm weather, too. I can use a different word such as envious or covetous, but the meaning is the