I read this article today, and even though I’m terrified to write this blog, I think it needs to be written. And I can only hope and pray that it doesn’t end badly for us. So here’s my “confession.” Our summer daycare option was going to cost $200 per week, and we simply cannot afford … More Bring back the village
This post is vaguely in response to the kid who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo. Let’s just get that out of the way. And while we’re at it, let me be clear: I am not a gorilla expert. I’m not a parenting expert. I’m not perfect. My kids aren’t perfect. I know we all make mistakes. … More Let’s try…parenting!
I have had it up to HERE with self-deprecating posts from moms who feel SO GUILTY about the time they broke their facade of perfection and acted human with their kids. … More DEAR PARENTS: STOP APOLOGIZING FOR BEING IMPERFECT
In which we remember that grandparents are people, too, and might even know a few things. … More DEAR PARENTS: L2RELAX ABOUT THE GRANDPARENTS
I work to provide for you, I work to be a role model, and I work to make you proud. I am not sorry. … More TO MY CHILDREN, I’M NOT SORRY I WORK
In which I help everyone figure out who has it the hardest in the parenting game. … More PARENTAL IDENTIFIER: CORRECTLY IDENTIFY YOURSELF FOR ONLINE CONVERSATIONS
Today is our anniversary, which seems like the perfect opportunity to talk about the time I failed my husband. … More BECAUSE AT THE END OF THE DAY, YOU DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO
Recently, we made a very difficult decision. We packed up our things and moved our family of 4 into the basement of my in-laws house for an indefinite amount of time. … More HUMILITY, OR HOW WE DECIDED TO SUCK IT UP AND MAKE A TOUGH CHOICE FOR THE BEST INTERESTS OF OUR FAMILY
I stole this list from All & Sundry, but I don’t feel altogether creative or original right now, and I want a blog I feel like sharing today, so I’m doing this one. … More 2011 RECAP
I hate this house.
There, I said it. … More NOT ENOUGH BLEACH IN THE WORLD…