What Florida Taught Me About Parenting

For years I watched a honeysuckle bush grow wild. Then, one day, it was gone.

Andrew Knott
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readJun 14, 2019

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“Hey, daddy! Look! There’s a turtle sitting by our front door,” one of my children announced excitedly on a hot afternoon in May.

Florida is wild. You can hardly set foot outside your front door without stepping on something squirmy or…

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Andrew Knott
Human Parts

Essayist, humorist, novelist. Dad of three. Editor of Frazzled. Debut novel LOVE'S A DISASTER (May 21, 2024, Bayou Wolf Press). Website: AndrewKnottAuthor.com