Posts from February 2018

Parenting and the Illusion of Control

With the recent school shooting in Florida, I have seen numerous posts attributing this young man’s horrible actions to bad parenting.  This reflects the saying that most of us have heard many times:  “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”  The only problem with this is that I have seen the apple fall off the tree, roll down the hill, plop into the stream and be carried out into the ocean.  I have seen great parents whose children have…