Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

“One lamp–thy mother’s love–amid the starsShall lift its pure flame changeless, and beforeThe throne of God, burn through eternity–Holy–as it was lit and lent thee here.” —Nathaniel Parker Willis

Much as I’d like to say, “My kids play their cellos every morning and are partial to Bach,” they actually play computer games on Saturdays, Sundays, and some vacation days. I held off on these until the oldest Chattering felt […]

“Movie Mom” Nell Minow, my favorite online film critic, recently wrote a great piece for the Chicago Tribune about her reaction to seeing parents plop a DVD player in front of their daughter so the youngster could watch a Disney […]