Posts tagged "children"

Parenthood Doesn't Suck

Parenthood Doesn't Suck
I went to lunch with one of my single girlfriends and she quietly said to me, “I have to bring up a sensitive subject, and I’d really like your honest opinion. It’s not going to be easy to admit, but I’d really like you to lay it all out there. Does being a parent really... Read more »

Dear children: thank you for the gifts

Dear children: thank you for the gifts
Dear Children: As I laid the guilt trip down for your dad when he said he needed to be out of town this whole week, I secretly knew you would all be so incredibly helpful that I was just milking the situation.  It was so much more than I could have asked for, so I... Read more »

Your Kids are Watching You

Your Kids are Watching You
I was sitting in the kitchen chatting with my 5-year-old about random things when I heard him say, “Remember when you told me I ask WHY too much?  That was funny.” I don’t remember the exact moment, but I have no doubt I said it, and I have no doubt I didn’t say it to... Read more »
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Three types of parents: Which one are you?

Three types of parents:  Which one are you?
While sitting through a 10 hour swim meet, a friend and I talked about a recent lecture she experienced regarding the three types of involved parents.  It caused me to look at myself, and try to force myself into the one that sounded the most attractive.  The Parent that lives THROUGH their child:  These parents are... Read more »

Sister Wives: Benefits of Polygamy for Women

TLC has a new show called ‘Sister Wives’ which is a reality show about a polygamist family.  Kody Brown and his four wives insists they’re a totally normal household. Since I’m constantly taking a peek at the increasingly odd programing of TLC, I couldn’t help but get sucked into this show.  I am completely fascinated... Read more »

Celtic Fest Chicago - Free Event this Weekend in Millennium Park

Saturday May 8th and Sunday May 9th, Chicago will host Celtic Fest in Millennium Park.  The celebration will be happening from 11 am – 9 pm both days. This festival is put on to educate the public and celebrate Celtic music and culture from the 7 Celtic nations which include:  Ireland; Scotland; Isle of Man;... Read more »
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