Like most moms, I often accuse my children of not listening. I’m not sure if this story falls into that category or not! Will and I were watching TV when we saw a commercial for the new children’s movie “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Will said, “I want to see Diarrhea Wimpy Kid!” I giggled. [Read More]
The April issue of Parents Magazine has a tidbit about swearing when in pain: “One reason to feel less guilty the next time you accidentally use a four-letter word in front of the kids after stubbing your toe: It actually helps relieve pain, according to a new British study. The researchers believe that cursing may [Read More]
I have a smattering of comments for today. First, regarding my post of last week and the zillion things I had to keep track of for Will’s first grade class: I got an email from a friend who shall remain nameless. She could relate to the zillion things going on for “March is Reading Month.” [Read More]
Monday I had a long day at work. I was tired. I came home to find no less than 8 action items needing my attention on behalf of Will, who is in First Grade. Here, for your reading pleasure, are the things my little brain were bombarded with after a long day at work: 1. [Read More]
Both of my blog readers might be interested in a free coffee sample from Dunkin’ Donuts. Nothing like a cuppa joe to make you more coherent around your kids!
The other day I was eating breakfast with Will and Sydney. I was eating my usual cold cereal, while Sydney and Will were enjoying waffles (the frozen kind you toast, not homemade!) After we had been eating for a while and were almost done, Will looked at me and said, “Mom, I ordered another waffle.” [Read More]
We’re back from Disney and we had a great time. The highest of highs and lowest of lows, as all parents of small children who traipse through amusement parks can relate. I do feel I owe an apology to the Disney Princesses. Once upon a time, before I had a daughter, the princesses annoyed me. [Read More]
Tomorrow we leave for a trip to Disneyworld! We will eat and sleep all things Disney for 4 nights and 5 days. Stay tuned for tales of our adventures next week!
I normally don’t chide my husband for his bad dadness. Lord knows I have enough stories of my own bad momness to share! But this story from last week deserves a shout-out. When I left for work, I asked my husband to do 2 things:1) turn the crock pot on low2) pack Will a snack. [Read More]
It turns out there is a genetic component to bad parenting. That’s right, I inherited my bad parenting skills from my own parents! Here’s the story: A few days ago, my parents sent each of my kids a Valentine’s Day card. How nice. Except that Will’s card was scandalous! And disgusting. Here is the front: [Read More]