Has the world become more dangerous since the ’80s, or have parents become more paranoid? Sometimes I long for the carefree days growing up in the ’80s, sitting around in my Umbros eating SpaghettiOs and Ho Hos with my 5th grade best friend discussing the latest Babysitters Club book as the toddlers we were babysitting sat watching Mister Rogers and drinking Tang. As a parent of young children today, I sometimes find myself feeling envious …read more
Joy Thomas is a teacher, writer and speaker living in SoCal with her husband, two daughters and guide dog, Roja. Joy and her twin sister write about vision loss at Double Vision Blog.