I got an email from my dad the other day. Here’s what it said.
Subject: 2 things
1. Did you know Alicia Silverstone chews up food and feeds it to her baby?
2. Eating placenta may not be good for you.
If you know my dad, you know that this is well within the realm of “normal” for my father and his email communication with me. In fact, it’s one of the less bizarre emails I have ever received from him. But besides alerting me to the fact that if my dad knows about this Alicia thing, I should probably write about it, it brings to light a larger parenting issue that’s been on my mind lately about where our comfort zone is, and what happens when someone does something outside of it. Read the rest of this entry →