Posts Tagged "kids"

Of Emergency Surgery and To Do Lists

Of Emergency Surgery and To Do Lists

I am a big fan of to-do lists. In the run up to Pesach my lists are epic. But they didn’t include an almost 3 day stay at the hospital. My littlest guy Mo –…

Meanest Mommy Award

Meanest Mommy Award

The boys are leaving for five weeks next week. They will be spending a good period of quality time up in Montreal with their Dad and their Canadian family. I am looking forward to some…

Laundry Woes

Laundry Woes

Can someone please explain this to me? I do laundry twice or thrice a week. The kids all sort their own laundry and we have one of those hampers with three sections in it next…

WWYD – toddler negligence

The other day I was running errands, and had to drive on residential streets to get to a couple of places. At one stop, I saw a 4 year old girl on the side of…

Discipline

Why is it that I feel so awful after I discipline my kids, even though they totally deserve a consequence to their actions? Case in point – one of the boys was asked to tidy…

So that’s how!!

My son was trying to unscrew something and got a little mixed up with what way he was supposed to go. The littlest guy piped up “lefty loosey rightey tightey.” I asked him where he…

Kitchen Slavery

In our house either everyone volunteers to help in the kitchen at once, or no one volunteers. I cannot have everyone helping in the kitchen – too many cooks, and all that. KoD loves to…

Sometimes

Sometimes the kids, they surprise you. After a day of telling them off, and picking up after them, because after your bazillionth reminder to pick their socks up off the floor, they still haven’t heard…

Do you babysit your own children?

When I am out without my kids or my husband, invariably at least one person asks me “oh, so is your husband babysitting?” I always answer “My husband is not babysitting, he is spending quality…

Heinous or Harmless – supper

We have a rule in our house, no matter where you are or who you are with, everyone is at the supper table at 6pm, and all friends must return to their own houses. The…

WWYD – inquisitive child

I have a close friend who has an adorable 6 year old daughter who hasn’t met a question she didn’t want the answer to. This delicious bundle of energy asks questions on your answers, so…

Dressing for shul

I try hard not to demand too much from the boys, especially in the summer where they are supposed to be able to chill out. However, yesterday, as they were getting ready to go to…