Not long after I got married, one of my friends said to me: “You know… you don’t have to have kids. “ She said it in passing, and she said it lovingly, but when we hung up, I felt a little off … [Read more...] about You Don’t Have To Have Kids
(From The Archives, May 2014) Every once in a while I do a NO BOYS ALLOWED post. This is one of those posts: … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day
(From The Archives: July, 2011) My girls aren't big into TV. They like the show Imagination Movers, but outside of that, TV is not really their thing. Disney movies are what's big in our house. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney’s Progress Report
(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!
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)
(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…
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?
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