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Sep09
Is Technology Making Us Better Parents?

Is Technology Making Us Better Parents?

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Or more paranoid parents who use technology as a way feeling like we have control?

Aug30
6 Rules For Family Night

6 Rules For Family Night

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If there were a parenting handbook that was given out when you gave birth to your child, there would be a section on having fun as family. You might think this would come easily, but trust me, what you think is fun and what your children think is fun are often worlds apart. So, we thought up some rules. For fun, of course.

Aug25
Five Mistakes Every Kid Should be Allowed to Make

Five Mistakes Every Kid Should be Allowed to Make

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As parents our first inclination is to rush in and save our children when something goes wrong in their lives, or to shield them and prevent whatever the “bad” thing is from happening in the first place. Sadly, we all learn better through making our own mistakes. Sometimes watching the inevitable really does hurt us as parents more than it hurts them.

Aug18
Teens, Sex and Porn

Teens, Sex and Porn

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Wow, you really must have wanted children badly to do that seven times. Yuck. Now I know why people just have one kid.

So said my son the first time we had The Talk.

Aug12
Not That Mom

Not That Mom

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I am a good mother.

It’s just that I am not that mom. You know the one. She seems to make it all look effortless. She sews and bakes and organizes parties for the class. Her kids wear clothing that matches. Her car doesn’t have scratches along the side from bikes and scooters riding too close. All the other mothers are in awe of her.

Aug04
The Best Things

The Best Things

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People ask me all the time, “Does it get easier?” That is a tough question to answer. Physically? Without a doubt. Mentally? Emotionally? I think it becomes much more difficult. BUT, here are five of the things I like best about my kids growing up.

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