When strangers meet my son PJ, I generally get some form of the comment “Wow, he has a lot of energy!” It’s true. PJ is always on the move. His adventurous spirit and take-no-prisoners attitude is one of the things I love the most about my Boy. When they laid his tiny, six-pound body in […]
We all know disciplining children can be exhausting. Sometimes a little creativity can help, courtesy of comedian Wanda Sykes.
I hate stuff. I hate my stuff, and I hate your stuff, too. My dream home is a teepee. Or at least one of those tiny houses <250 square feet where our kitchen island is our dining table is our platform bed is our dog crate. When we invite friends over for movie night, we’ll […]
My family recently returned from our yearly camping trip to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. We slept mere yards from a cool ice-carved lake, dined next to a babbling rock-strewn feeder brook, and walked next to glacial-deposited boulders. During the day, my semi-amphibious children splashed and swam at various levels of water competency. We ate […]
I know what you’re thinking. You’ve read the title of this blog and you’re thinking, “Gosh, I have a (insert age of child here). I don’t have to worry about this for a LONG time.” Really? Well, blink. Now blink again. One more time. OK…it’s here. I know you think it’s a long way off, […]