The fireflies will come again this summer. One evening, I will pull The Van into the driveway after a long day and, at the blurred edges of a yard made soft by the dusk, the tiny lights will be there. And I will know that summer is finally here. My children will pile out […]
My (I mean her) 100th Day Project
This week marks the 100th day of school for my kindergartner. And because it’s important for parents to be involved in the education of their children, there was a take home assignment for us, I mean the kids. Our teacher thoughtfully provided us with a grid with 100 empty 1”x 1” spots to be […]
I took the Today Parenting Team Sleep Challenge
I can’t pass up a challenge so when I saw the current question on the Today Parenting Team site was about sleep, I was compelled to respond. Here’s what I had to say:
I guest posted on Between Us Parents last week and I talked about sex
There are a million reasons not to have the sex talk with our tweens. They include, but are not limited to: I am uncomfortable with the subject I am really uncomfortable with the subject I am extremely uncomfortable with the subject. We should talk to them anyway. I have nine reasons why.