I’m not saying these are all about me. I’m just saying if you feel the same, or you have done it too, you’re not alone. You’re not alone if… 1. You wish the cashier would just add on the extra … [Read more...] about You’re Not Alone (IX)
The Thing About Play Dates…
(From The Archives: July 19, 2011) The term “play date” has always been of interest to me. There aren’t many like it in the English language. It's really the only term I can think of that is filled … [Read more...] about The Thing About Play Dates…
Why My Kids Are Going To End Up In Therapy
When you're a parent, you can tell your kid to do pretty much anything you want and they have to do it. I’m not making any recommendations, or judgments--- I’m just stating a fact: There is great … [Read more...] about Why My Kids Are Going To End Up In Therapy
Why Are My Kids Spoiled Brats?
There are moments when I look at my girls and I’m so proud of them. Those moments are prized and precious. As parents, we don’t get paid for the job we do, our payment is the product. And the product … [Read more...] about Why Are My Kids Spoiled Brats?
10 Things I Have Learned From Walking My Dog
I was taken by surprise last week when the Vet told me my dog, Bruno, was 10 pounds overweight. I knew he was a little plump, but not 10 pounds. I was not happy. I felt like he was basically calling … [Read more...] about 10 Things I Have Learned From Walking My Dog
6 Things I Learned From a 38 Special Concert
A few months ago one of my girlfriends (“Fly”) got a new car---one of those really cool new jeeps. The jeep had 38 miles on it so I started calling it “38 Special.” Right after Fly bought the car, she … [Read more...] about 6 Things I Learned From a 38 Special Concert
My youngest daughter, Lovey, is currently due for her 2-year-old check up. The doctor’s office is in Petoskey, a cute little town in northern Michigan about 45 minutes away from camp, so I decided to … [Read more...] about Belly Hurts
Somehow, over the years (when I wasn't looking) the birthday party bar was raised. Organizing a fun and memorable fiesta for your kid now seems tantamount to planning a Bar Mitzvah. What's more, when … [Read more...] about Birthday Bashing