There have been laughs, band-aids, car repairs, parties, photos, boogies (both the dancing and the nasal kind) and more to keep us busy this week. In fact, I think I need another weekend to recover. (Or maybe something stronger.)
The Niners game isn’t the only excitement around here today. We could really use a win. Really. Lesson #1: A 6-year old mini golf party is an awesome idea. That is, until you set 15 sugared up boys loose with golf clubs. Lesson #2: If it’s possible to throw out your neck opening a jar […]
I consider myself a beach girl, but the truth is we hardly ever go there. Not because it’s too far away (Half Moon Bay is about a 30-minute drive). Or because taking kids is too labor intensive (it’s not much more work than a day at the baby pool). But because years of living on […]
Boys will be boys. It’s a phrase you can’t help but hear all the time as a mom of young kids. It’s used when laughing about mud-covered faces. It’s said to explain away a surprisingly loud crash in the playroom. But lately I find it’s uttered all too often to excuse mean, aggressive behavior.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, my Shine Parenting Guru assignment this month was to write “10 little things I love about [fill in the blank]” Since I’m about to find out all of the reasons I’ll love having a little girl, I figured I’d celebrate being the mom I’ve been for almost 5 years […]