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10 Truths About Taking Your Kids To Disney

10 Truths About Taking Your Kids To Disney

03. 4.2014
We played "Mommy do you have any more trash for me to throw out?" for longer than the entire duration of The Jungle Cruise.
There's a Perfectly Good Reason Why Parents Think Their '3-Year-Olds are A**Holes'

There's a Perfectly Good Reason Why Parents Think Their '3-Year-Olds are A**Holes'

03. 3.2014
Children don't listen to what we say; they read our hearts. They don't have to read this article to feel they are being disrespected by...
Parents Receive Shockingly Judgmental Letter On Vacation

Parents Receive Shockingly Judgmental Letter On Vacation

03. 3.2014
We can choose every day whether to let life's little inconveniences make us miserable, or to smile and carry on. Better still, we can decide...
Connecting To My Daughter's World

Connecting To My Daughter's World

03. 3.2014
Pablo Picasso once said that "Every child is an artist." She has made me a child again.
Oh, The Lessons We Learn

Oh, The Lessons We Learn

03. 2.2014
At moments like this, his heart felt two things-- a worrisome weight and the urge to just sing.
This Is Me. This Is My Motherhood.

This Is Me. This Is My Motherhood.

02.28.2014
I'm not saying there isn't room for improvement, but lately, I'm coming around to an idea that's revolutionary for me: This is it. This...
If Toddlers Wrote The 10 Commandments...

If Toddlers Wrote The 10 Commandments...

02.27.2014
No matter what you believe or think though, when it comes to the 10 Commandments, everybody (and I mean everybody) pretty much knows about...
How I Broke My Son's Heart

How I Broke My Son's Heart

02.27.2014
He wasn't angry. He wasn't throwing a fit because he hadn't gotten his way. He was sad. Because of me.
3-Year-Olds Are A**holes

3-Year-Olds Are A**holes

02.27.2014
I am here to tell you that "everyone" was wrong. Two-year-olds are challenging, but they are nowhere near as hard to deal with as 3-year-olds....
The One Word That Keeps Me From Yelling at My Kids

The One Word That Keeps Me From Yelling at My Kids

02.26.2014
Sometimes the yelling is funny, sometimes it's maddening and it's almost always (heaven help me for this confession I'm about to confess)...
A Special Reunion

A Special Reunion

02.26.2014
I took my daughter to see my dad in his new memory care facility. It was the first time she has seen him in almost two months. I was not...
Granddaughter's Tantrums Are Exhausting!

Granddaughter's Tantrums Are Exhausting!

02.24.2014
Children have tantrums when they feel overwhelmed by big emotions like anger, fear or disappointment. One way of thinking about it is that...
Talking To Toddlers So They Will Listen

Talking To Toddlers So They Will Listen

02.21.2014
We have become those parents who are already annoyed before anything annoying happens. Who use time-outs like crutches, handing them out...
A Letter to All the Sleep-Deprived Mamas

A Letter to All the Sleep-Deprived Mamas

02.19.2014
All those people who said, "Don't worry, your baby will be sleeping through the night soon enough!" have been lying to you. Or maybe they've...