Archive for May 2015

No, I don't have to "friend" your kid on Facebook

No, I don't have to "friend" your kid on Facebook
I received the weirdest message on Facebook this morning from a friend. The message read: Can I ask you something? What’s your problem? Why won’t your friend my son on Facebook? It’s kinda rude. Um what? Your kid is 11 years old. For starters, the age requirement for Facebook is 13 years old. Why does... Read more »

Tomorrow he learns

Tomorrow he learns
My tomorrow is usually a lot like today. And yesterday. And the day before. Groundhog Day. Seriously. It is. The same exact routine. Wake at 6am, shower and get ready for work. Get toddler ready for school, let dogs out, drop kid off at school, stop for coffee, start work at 8am. Work. Eat lunch... Read more »

When kids learn bad words

When kids learn bad words
Last week our almost 3 year old called someone at school “stupid”. He got in trouble. I got talked to by his teacher. I was embarrassed to say the least. Evidently he yelled it in the hallway at a classmate. Why? Who knows. It doesn’t really matter why. We don’t say that. We don’t say... Read more »
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Seriously, that goes where??

Seriously, that goes where??
Since my son was born I’ve had nothing but “lady problems”. We’ve suffered two losses and have been told it will be very difficult to sustain any future pregnancies. In addition to that particular heartbreak, I’ve suffered from debilitating ovulation pain. Nothing like a slap in the face that says “Hey you! Your eggs are... Read more »

Should I really have to spell check my child's name?

Should I really have to spell check my child's name?
I love my son’s preschool. The school is run very professionally and the teachers and staff have the best interest of the students in mind at all time. They are my tiny village of people that are helping mold our son into the bright little man that he is. So, you can only imagine my... Read more »

10 types of sleep moms want for Mother's Day

10 types of sleep moms want for Mother's Day
If you sat down a group of moms with children ranging from newborn to teenagers and beyond and asked them what they wanted for Mother’s Day, I guarantee half of them would answer “sleep”. I bet more than half, actually. Even with the range in age, we all need it. Crave it. Long for it.... Read more »
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