Look at that face. How can you say no to that, right? Well, here’s how: No! Stop licking your sister’s head. No! You know you’re not allowed to jump off the side of the couch. No, we don’t use potty talk unless we’re in the bathroom.
Unfortunately I’m suffering from a major flare up of carpal tunnel, and I’m trying to take it easy with the typing this week. So…in order to save my hand and entertain you, I’ve posted a piece I wrote for Purex a couple months ago. I’m guessing many of you can relate. Please share anything I […]
It’s been a week of little sleep and lots of “challenges”. But we survived—and even snuck in a bit of fun—just in time for Monday to come around again. Lesson #1: When your kids help grow, pick and even chop the veggies, they’re a lot more fun for them to eat. (This lesson is dedicated […]
When I was pregnant and highly emotional (unlike how I’m totally level headed now), I saw a commercial that had me up in arms. It compared the risk of a very pregnant woman carelessly getting tossed off a mechanical bull to not breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months. Don’t get me wrong, I love […]
Today I’ll be sending Little off to his first day of preschool. This isn’t new. I’ve been through a first day of preschool before. It wasn’t pretty. Big was painfully shy, a quiet observer of the world around him. He also happened to be in a class full of rowdy—really rowdy—boys. Boys who, from the […]