Oh, hi. Feeling stressed? Like you can't catch your breath? Bowels raging against you? Just me? If you're feeling a bit AHHHHHHHHH right now, it's understandable, especially if you're a parent. Back-to-school is advertised as some sort of long-awaited freedom for parents, but in actuality it's ... » Learn More about Busy & Stressed & AHHHH?! Same.
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All kids (and many adults...) experience tantrums, although they are most common during the toddler period. Understanding the motives behind the tantrums can be useful when learning to diffuse and prevent them. Having raised three toddlers, and educating many adolescents, I know a little something ... » Learn More about Tantrum? Don’t Mind If I Do! –kids
Oh, hey. I don't write much any more because KIDS and also KIDS. My crew is busy with a capital B (also expensive with a capital E...why don't the baby books prepare us for the cost of a 14-year-old boy's giant shoes?!), but I've come across a writing opportunity to make a little money by sharing ... » Learn More about 11 Fun Things To Do as an Expectant Mother
In the quiet of the morning, my husband and I plant Valentine's Day cards for one another. He puts mine by my coffee; I put his on his school bag. A quick kiss--which is brave since I haven't yet brushed my teeth--and he's off to work. The end. We have no plans, no reservations. There are no ... » Learn More about 21 & Counting
Yes, hello! I did a very professional adult thing and got to travel for work. On an airplane. All by myself. To those of you rolling your eyes because omg so what?, move along. This story is for those of us who hear the phrase "flying solo" and immediately began sweating. This is also for anyone who ... » Learn More about Academic Success, Hushpuppies, & Feet