Forever ago, Tsh invited me to write a single post about parenting teens because she knew I was in the throes of living it. Apparently, I had plenty to say because the post ended up published as two separate essays. One thing led to another, and I joined her amazing team of contributors for several years, initially writing about parenting, but eventually on a variety of topics before moving on. When former contributors were invited to write a post for AoS’s final year, my sentimentality jumped at the chance.

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Continuing our series during this final year of AoS of the top 12 published posts of all time (measured in simple traffic numbers), this one is number four. I wrote it ages ago, early in the blog’s life, and it still gets circulated frequently. And I still agree with it, so that’s nice! xoxo, Tsh The Countdown: 12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / […]

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I’m Tsh Oxenreider — I currently write books & a newsletter, and I also podcast. In 2008 I created The Art of Simple as a space dedicated to living well + ignoring the rest. Read more…

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