Parents, don’t let your kids grow up to be assholes

I found out firsthand today what I DON’T want my kids to do ever. We were getting ready to leave from my older two kids’ one-of-umpteen amounts of practices/after school activities aka parent personal hell, and per usual, my middle kid was being particularly pokey about putting their shoes on to go.  So of course, … More Parents, don’t let your kids grow up to be assholes

What would you do?

A friend of mine was sharing mom stories, as we always do.  She shared a story with me that I really didn’t know how to respond. They had friends over.  My friend’s daughter, we’ll call her D, was upstairs playing with the daughter of the other family, we’ll call that girl E. E is a … More What would you do?

How to NOT get invited back on another play date. I assure you.

As a mom of three, two of whom are 4 and 6, I have officially entered the play date era.  I’m not upset about it, because I love to see my kids grow and enjoy playing with their friends, even if they do the whole “parallel play” that kids often do.  I love listening to … More How to NOT get invited back on another play date. I assure you.

Finally, an answer

We have it figured out.  After breastfeeding for six weeks and several poop samples later, my youngest has been diagnosed with a milk and/or soy allergy.  They had a 50/50 shot at having it, and we knew it.  Our other two kiddos had it, and both my husband and I had milk allergies as babies. We … More Finally, an answer