I don’t trust my kids. Not any of them. I want to. But I think if you blindly believe everything your kids are telling you, you are making a big mistake. I was a kid once. I know how things work. And even the really good kids will, at some point, try to get away […]
If My Kid Is Being An Asshole, I Want You To Tell Me
In the past couple weeks I have found myself in a few different awkward positions where I haven’t quite known what the right thing to do is. In one situation, one of my kids got hurt by a friend’s kid. Like struck in the head with a rock. Should I say something? It was an accident. I knew […]
10 Things To Do When You Are Depressed
About 15 years ago I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder. I was hospitalized for about a week, and then I spent several years in pretty extensive therapy. I’ve gotten a handle on the depression and have been able to manage it fairly well. But that doesn’t mean sometimes it doesn’t try to sneak back up […]
You might be surprised by what happens when you put it all out there.
When I started this blog, I wanted it to be a place for moms (and dads) to come to get a laugh. And to not feel so alone. To know that there is at least one other person out there whose kids aren’t perfect. Whose marriage isn’t always a fairy tale. Whose house is a […]
Do hugs, not drugs. Unless Number 4 is involved. Then you might want to go with the drugs.
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