“We will carve our place into time and space We will find our way, or we’ll make a way.” Alessia Cara

Just a Spoonful of Psycho

As my son approaches that golden hour of adult hood where he will head out on his own, I find myself repeating the same things over and over again. We seem to be in a constant conversation about finding himself and making his way outside of the “popular” crowd to a place where being different is okay and actually encouraged. I have heard my generation are now called Helicopter parents and I now understand what that means. Those of us born in the 70’s who came of age in the 80’s seem to hover around our children because as kids most homes had both parents working, which led to a lot of unsupervised hours with us latchkey kids. We did it all and saw it all and know exactly what our children can get up to in those times when an adult isn’t looking, so of course we tend to…

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