Category Archives: parenting

Sophie Saturday 

From time to time I try and take a couple of hours to do something one on one with the kids. We’ll go to lunch, or bowling, or some other activity where we can spend a little time together without … Continue reading

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Can’t Spell Manicure Without M-A-N

Last Thursday, on the drive home after picking up the kids at school, Jack asked me to paint his nails. To say I was surprised would be an understatement- he has been staunchly anti-nail polish since he was about 3 … Continue reading

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Healthy Munchies

Like any concerned parent, I try to make sure that my kids are eating properly, which of course can be a challenge when their only approved foods are pizza and candy.¬† And of course, my own unhealthy obsession with sugary … Continue reading

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The Birds And The Bees

I am not a morning person. I am not on top of things mentally first thing in the morning, as I learned yesterday when Jack wanted to play 20 questions and I could even remember what I had asked. So … Continue reading

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Training Day

For over a year Beatrice has been in pull up diapers. We’ve sat on the potty, with zero success, countless times. Commitment has been minimal, interest almost non existent, and progress has been zero. But now we are coming to … Continue reading

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