Posts tagged "parenting"

Mike Ditka wouldn't want his kid playing football and neither do I

Mike Ditka wouldn't want his kid playing football and neither do I
I don’t want my kid playing football. There I said it. I know he’s only two. But in a matter of time he will be old enough to play sports in our park district and I don’t want him playing football. Former Chicago Bear head coach and NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka recently taped... Read more »

What's up with today's 20 somethings?

Ah, to be young again. In my 20′s. Footloose and fancy free. Not a care in the world. Taking jobs and quitting them or just not showing up. Ever. Living at home and living off my parents. Partying. Getting arrested. Being always right. Never taking responsibility for my actions. Always blaming others. Feeling entitled. Wait,... Read more »

5 cool learning apps for toddlers

I’m not afraid to admit that my son gets screen time. I am also not afraid to admit that he now has his own iPad. Gasp! Yes, we are those parents. The reality is, my fiancé needed a new one. So I got a new one for Christmas (and an engagement ring but who’s counting).... Read more »
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The Importance of Chores For Toddlers

The Importance of Chores For Toddlers
Chores and children. Chores and teens. Do they ever not argue about them? Forget to do them? Just plain don’t do them? All. The. Time. Of course until they need money. Or a ride. Or that fancy new sweater, Taylor Swift CD, or video game. Then they remember. Because as parents we remind them that... Read more »

9 New Years Resolutions I wish my two year old made

9 New Years Resolutions I wish my two year old made
My son. The toddler. He’s fun. Smart. And comes up with some doozies sometimes. In a world where we make New Years Resolutions for the upcoming year, I found it fitting that maybe he should sit down and make a list of things he needs to improve and change on this year. You know because... Read more »

20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas

20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas
It’s that time of year again. Time to get a list together for your significant other and children of things you wish to find under the tree on Christmas morning. Things you pull out of your ass every year because there isn’t anything materialistic that your really want or need. You need other things. Want... Read more »
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10 bad habits of mothers

10 bad habits of mothers
We all have them at some point in our journey as mothers. Whether you start very early in your journey, down the road as your children grow, or through the end of time, they are inevitable. Bad habits. Here are 10 bad habits we all have as moms: 1) Worrying: From the time the pregnancy... Read more »

Hey Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson, I have one word for you....KARMA

Hey Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson, I have one word for you....KARMA
Hey there Natalie Bree Hajek-Richardson. Can I call you Bree? I see you made the news. It seems that your mouth got you in a bit of trouble. You know because “That’s who I am. I just say what I want.” Well I say what I want too. You see, I wasn’t there. I didn’t... Read more »

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.
We love our kids. We do. But there are things that we do for them, with them, that we are supposed to love doing but really don’t. We aren’t mean. Or cruel. We just secretly don’t want to do these things and put on a brave face and carry on. Here are 10 things parents... Read more »
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Parenting isn't easier because I have an only child

Parenting isn't easier because I have an only child
I know a lot of couples who have made the conscious decision to only have one child. There is nothing wrong with having just one child. Just like there is nothing wrong with others having three. I also know couples like myself who would love to have another and naturally, cannot. One and done isn’t... Read more »