Posts in category "Boys"

Happiness is Rancor Shirts and Spiderman Shoes

I was one of those kids who loved playing dress-up. I’d leave the house wearing a Snow White dress and cowboy boots and would spend a happy afternoon shopping with my mom or playing with my friends, oblivious to people’s stares. Even as a teenager, I loved wearing my mom’s old clothes from the 60′s... Read more »

Let me count the ways...

NEWSFLASH! BOYS ARE DIFFERENT FROM GIRLS!! I’ve read a few stories about adults who have a problem with that statement (??!!) but most of us assume this to be true and I’m not here to dispute it. True, I’m a BoyMom and I don’t know a thing about raising Girls. But honey, let me tell... Read more »

The Man Weekend

Last weekend, all the Kubal men embarked on a little getaway to Apple Canyon. Early last Friday morning Bill, his dad, his brother Mike, our nephews Justin and Jack, and of course, Dylan, stuffed three cars full of supplies, snacks and bags and headed off for three days of golf, fishing, and hanging out in... Read more »
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OUR LAST-MINUTE SPRING BREAK/BROKE

Spring Break 2011 for the boys, Genesis (12) and Noah (9). We’ve known this week was coming since… at least September 2010.  And while we never planned to fulfill Noah’s travel plans: NOAH: “Mom, I think we should go to Asia for Spring Break”  ME: “Little boy, what kind of life do you think we’re... Read more »

RAISING BOYS TO MENtal

I’m pretty clear that I’m a boy mom. I think boys are cool (and stinky and odd) and a lot less maintenance than girls. My boys are 12 (Genesis) and 9 (Noah) years old.  I think they are cool (and stinky and odd) and beautiful and I can’t wait to see them as men.  But... Read more »