Help! My Kids Aren’t Perfect After All

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Sunday, April 16, 1989 I was on the phone with my mentor. "Tell me it gets easier," I … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Walking the Walker in Minneapolis

By Barbara Falconer Newhall After the Religion Newswriters Conference in Minneapolis in September, I took time out to visit our son Peter. Together we … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Peter Has Appendicitis in Minnesota — How Do I Mother Him from California?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Monday, Peter tells me on the phone that he has a big pain in his abdomen. He's had it on and off for a couple of years. … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]