Tag: mothers

25 TV Moms Who Inspired Me To Be the Kind, Caring, Bitchy Mother I Have Become

 25 TV Moms Who Inspired Me To Be the Kind, Caring, Bitchy Mother I Have Become
I once heard it takes a village to raise a child.  Amen.  Damn kids come into the world with a yelp and a lot of needs, far too many if you ask me. Sadly, the little buggers don’t come with a how-to-manual.  Now, most of us have mothers full of all kinds of advice to offer.  When I was... Read more »

Raising Kids Requires Patience, Humor, and a Good Memory

Sixteen years ago I received the best advice in the form of a baby shower gift.  Inside a beautifully wrapped gift box was a gorgeous baby blanket lovingly crocheted by the wife of a co-worker.  Attached to the blanket was a note written by Earl, a sixty-something father of four, grandfather of six.  It simply said: ... Read more »

Stay-At-Home-Mothers: Raising children who say the darndest things...

Stay-At-Home-Mothers: Raising children who say the darndest things...
  I’ve been a mother for almost sixteen years.  Once these hooligans were old enough to speak and eventually form opinions, I made a decision.  They were allowed to say one mean thing to me a year. It didn’t seem that long ago that I was a kid being raised by a mother who occasionally... Read more »
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