I went to a funeral the other day. It wasn’t my first, I have been to many funerals, but it was one of the most memorable. The man that died, he was my friend’s dad. I didn’t really know him because … [Read more...] about Unfinished Business
When it comes to committed relationships, there are two types of girls. (There are probably more, but for the point of this piece, there are two.) First, there are the girls who make … [Read more...] about Know Your Worth
(From The Archives: April 3, 2012) For some reason, whenever I voice a concern about my kids, there is almost always someone who feels the need to weigh in with the following response: “Oh, just … [Read more...] about Just Wait!
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
Over the last 14 years, I have engaged in countless conversations with people (many of whom are friends) about whether or not overnight camp is right for their kid. These are Top 5 Concerns I hear the … [Read more...] about Why Overnight Camp Isn’t Right For My Kid–Top 5 Concerns
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?
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
My 7 year old daughter, F, got stung by a bee. The story goes that the bee was buzzing around her but she stayed really still and he left. But then he came back. She says he came back and hid … [Read more...] about When Karma Shows Up At An Eminem 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