I had a shitty Mom day today. Like probably one of my Top 10 Worst Parenting Days ever. I had big expectations for myself in the productivity department, and then we had a snow day. All the kids were home, my plans went out the window and I was really pissed about it. Really pissed […]
A Time-Out Mindset Shift
Changing the way you parent or look at commonly utilized parenting methods is difficult. Paradigm shifts make many of us uncomfortable and that discomfort often causes us to automatically respond with disbelief and opposition. We can also come up with many justifications for why any new idea won’t work for us. We are too busy. Our kids […]
Rainbow Loom Hell
A couple days ago, I wrote about the newest addition to our house, Fucking Rainbow Loom. You can read about that here. In case you live under a rock, or are fortunate enough to have children who are in their twenties, or no children at all, Rainbow Loom is a piece of plastic, another piece of plastic, 24 […]
Hey Honey, don’t we have a son?
Every day there comes at least one moment when I would like to lock at least one of my kids in his or her room for an indefinite amount of time… A couple days ago I read a story (http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-in/ohio-teen-collapses-call-duty-marathon-181245943.html) about a 15-year-old kid who partook in a video game marathon. For 4 days. So when he finally emerged […]