Posts Tagged "parenting"

Parenting Question

One of my friends asked the following question on FaceBook and I am opening it up to the rest of you. Question – how old would your child have to be for you to feel…

WWYD – mealtime

My kids go to their dad for dinner one night a week. They are always complaining they never get fed food that they like and it’s always healthy stuff, sometimes vegetarian foods including tofu. (My…

Mornings with kids

I recently had a conversation with an older gentleman who is a school teacher who lives in my apartment building. He sometimes sees my boys in the elevator when they leave for school. He makes…

Heinous or Harmless – Discipline

I have written before about keeping promises and carrying out threats. I was tested on this on Friday night. For the longest time I have had a deal with my youngest son. That if he…

Help me out here, parents!

How do you stop the bickering and the fighting? Two of my kids seem to resent the other one even breathing the same air. One looks at the other and it’s “what are you looking…

Parenting Stream of Consciousness

One of my boys is AD(H)D. Thankfully he is not hyperactive. He was diagnosed relatively early, at the age of 6, and later on was also diagnosed with some learning disabilities. By the time of…

“I love you” – a rant

Who doesn’t like hearing those three perfect little words? Most of the time I really cherish the way they sound in my ear. Most of the time. But please tell me why it is that…

Oh, you don’t work?

Holy heckers woman! Of course I work. I work my fingers to the bone day in day out. What’s that? Right, I don’t do paid work. So that invalidates everything I do? Soon I shall…

Talk about something else!!!

My children are the best!! No really! They are! Those of us with children adore them and boast about them and know that they are the best kids on the planet. They do everything better,…

Morning Rush

When I was a kid, my alarm would wake me up, I would force myself out of bed, do what I needed to do, and leave for school. I was responsible for getting myself there…

I am beyond angry….

Yo Lady! You had such a nice smile for me today at the store. “So nice to see you in these parts” you said. “I haven’t left yet, visas you know…”. “Oh I thought you…

Piggy Flu