"I'm not sure if I'm going to do football next year," my son told me when he was a high school freshman. "I like it, but I don't love it." I responded with something generic like, "That's fine, honey, whatever you want to do." He gave me a knowing smile. "You want me to play," he said. "Not if you're not enjoying it. I really don't care if you play or not." "Yes, you do," he … [Read more...] about Parental Pressure: The Fine Line Between Caring and Pushing
About Juliette Fay
Juliette Fays latest novel is The Shortest Way Home (Penguin, October 30, 2012). It was recently chosen by Library Journal as one of five Best Books 2012: Womens Fiction. Juliettes first novel, Shelter Me, was a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award Must-Read Book, a Target Bookmark Club selection, and on the American Booksellers Associations Indie Next list. Her second, Deep Down True, was short-listed for the Womens Fiction award by the American Library Association. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and four children. When shes not trying to keep track of her kids or daydreaming about her next story, Juliette can be reached on her website, Facebook and Twitter.