Talk About Kids

When you are a kid, and you talk about kids, it is probably not a good thing… We’ve all been there. It’s rough. From 3rd or 4th grade, into tweens and becoming a teenager, it’s especially awful today with the Read More …

Kid Perspective

There is nothing like the kid perspective. Sure, they seem to be: Simple.  Down to Earth.  Easy to please if we are offering pizza, mac and cheese, pancakes and potato chips. Never tiring until falling asleep in their chair. Adorable. Read More …

Kids Driving You Crazy

Are your kids driving you crazy? Are you one of those parents? Are you ready for them to go back to school? Are you tired of the rainy days that mark the end of summer and the lack of activities Read More …

Summer and Cotton Candy

Summer and cotton candy just go together… Like: Hot dogs and baseball games Beer and pretzels Kids and mud puddles Swings and smiles Thunderstorms followed by rainbows Neighborhood walks and ice cream cones Family visits and happiness Vacation and beaches Read More …

If You Are Keeping Score

It depends on the scenario whether it is good or bad if you are keeping score. If you are making tally marks: against your kids – bad. against your competition – good. against your spouse – bad. against your opponent Read More …

Let’s Play Catch

It is nearly the weekend and it is one that has been greatly anticipated for some reason…in our down time, let’s play catch. Not catch up on work. Not catch yourself looking at the computer and thinking that there are Read More …

Kids Are The Sweetest

This morning I awoke and was reminded how kids are the sweetest little things. They love unconditionally and they share their love without holding back. That is, until they grow up just enough to not trust others, or to be Read More …

The Checkout Gauntlet

As a parent, shopping with kids, you absolutely dread the checkout gauntlet of My Little Pony packs, candy, Lego mini kits, Eos lip balm, iTunes gift cards, chips, chocolates and Pokemon cards. The are all eye level and/or within reach Read More …