The ‘Parent Manual’ they forget to give you when you leave the hospital….

How many times have you heard it or said it? “Hey, you know, they don’t give you a manual about parenting….” Toasters. Yes. Tv’s. Yes. Washer/dryer. Yes. Even my curling iron has one. But parents? “Pshhhh. You’ll be fine. Just don’t drop it.” Seems reasonable that they should expect you to use that “intuition” thingContinue reading “The ‘Parent Manual’ they forget to give you when you leave the hospital….”

Highway to Hell (Including a snippet and some rejections!)

Thank you AC/DC for capturing the feelings of me having to keep a schedule and bring my kids back to the world of homework, Home and School meetings, Clarinet practice, purple shirt day, book fairs, and basically anything to separate me from my time and money. I have gotten about 3-4 emails already asking forContinue reading “Highway to Hell (Including a snippet and some rejections!)”

Bullying Today — Mommy Style

“You’re a strict mom!” Is what I hear when I am putting my kids in line at the grocery store. When I am forcing them to respect personal boundaries, not to grab everything in sight, and overall behave like a human in public. “Kids these days…” Is what I hear from little old ladies whenContinue reading “Bullying Today — Mommy Style”