Awesome. This was the result I got when I did a search on it. My youngest is starting to worry me with the odds and ends they end up with in their pockets, their cubby at school, tightly wound in their hands. What do you have? I ask. Nothing, said with a sweet smile. Seriously? … More Kleptomania can’t be cured, but treatment may help.
There are a few things I’ve realized in the 5 years I have been a parent. Yes, I am not seasoned by any means, but I have noticed some things just aren’t worth your time with small children. At. All. So save it for something else more worthwhile. Vacuuming. I would love to think that … More The things I have given up on as a parent. (Seriously, spend your time elsewhere.)
I got a text today from my husband’s cousin. She wanted to talk about finances. Her and her boyfriend are looking to buy a house together, and she is struggling with the money end. She is in a lower paying job (like me) than her boyfriend, and didn’t know how to work the mortgage, etc. … More The Not-So-Fun of Finances
We’ve had two snow days so far, over a weekend (so a four day weekend). I am not complaining whatsoever. The kids have been great (so far) and I don’t mind not having to go anywhere when it’s like this. But to keep their interest and keep them happy, I’ve been run ragged. We’ve crafted … More Why staying at home is just as exhausting as going to work
Honestly, I don’t understand it. I can have my hands completely full with cleaning the bathroom, folding laundry and making dinner at the same time and my kids will still call for me over my husband, who is sitting quietly, watching tv. The kicker is, he will ask me too! “Ask mommy.” Why? Why does … More Why can’t Daddy answer as good as Mommy
It happens all the time. As parents, we tend to talk about our kids. A lot. They are all consuming little buggers, and our mental health requires us to be able to talk about how they got us sick with the stomach bug or how little sleep they gave us the night before. In any … More The Non-parents Audience
Usually, a winter storm with two small kids equals hell. If the weather is too cold or you are getting too much snow, you can’t take them outside for too long. You get stuck inside for extended periods of time and run out of things to do within minutes, and when your kids start getting … More When a winter storm = enjoyment