A Manners-Challenged Kid Who Became the Apple of His Grandma’s Eye

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Sunday, September 27, 1987 "Move," said Peter. "I want to get by." My mother looked up from her … [Read more...]

Small Boys: Reading, Writing — And Yucky

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, September 13, 1987, The Oakland Tribune Little Max is off to kindergarten for his first taste of the real world. What will … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When a Six-Year-Old Flies Solo

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, July 26, 1987, The Oakland Tribune It was my mother-in-law on the phone."When can Peter fly down for a visit?" she wanted … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Four-Year-Old Girls — The Last Bastion of Pretty

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, September 1987 "What does Christina have on today?" M.J. wanted to know. M.J. and Christina are … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: The Center of the Universe? It’s a Little Beach in Michigan, of Course

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, August 9, 1987 Up in Siskiyou mountain country, in the northwest corner of California, there is a spot … [Read more...]