Filthy Kid Rooms and Lego Land Mines: A Parents Nightmare

This post is not just a rant! It is part of a series about helping your child reach their potential while teaching them life skills AND maintaining your sanity as a parent. DISCLAIMER: While reading this post you may get the impression that my monsters are spoiled. It’s okay. TheyContinue Reading…

To My Son: Do Not Give Up

To my son, Do not give up. I know things are tough right now but they will get better. You are strong. I know you are frustrated at school and struggle to find your place among your classmates. You are loved. I see the frustration and hurt on your face when youContinue Reading…

Candy-Holic: How To Get Rid of Holiday Candy

Candy is a huge problem in my house. Somehow, someway, my daughter always has candy. I don’t even know where it comes from half the time. I’m sure she is swindling her friends for candy. She’s really good at trading up to get what she wants. It’s to the pointContinue Reading…

Share the Love: 5 Ways to Show Your Child Love

Parenthood is difficult. These little monsters didn’t come with an instruction manual and if they did, it isn’t written in any language I am able to understand. One of my biggest challenges is making sure that all 3 of my monsters receive equal love and attention. It sounds easy… In reality, itContinue Reading…

Sunday Funday in the Urgent Care

Have you ever seen a child with a runny nose? How about a child with a runny nose who REFUSES to blow their nose? The sound of a child sucking the snot back up their nose is one of the worst sounds in the world. It ranks right up thereContinue Reading…

Drella and The First Grade Fight Club

Any day I don’t get a call from the school is a good day. Right? This is generally true. The exception is when something bad happens or my monsters get sick and I don’t get that dreaded phone call. The day Drella got into a fight at school is one where I didn’t get theContinue Reading…