Revenge or There is No Such Thing as a Clean Turd

Last night, having put a tantrum throwing toddler out of my mind with a stiff glass of wine and a CSI rerun (because nothing makes you forget an embarrassing grocery store moment like a dead hooker) I dozed off to dream of the Colts winning another Super Bowl. At exactly 12:24 a.m. I heard, “MOM,…

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Family Chatter: Get Your Kids Talking Today – Week 51

How do I get my kids to talk to me? Listening and talking are learned behaviors. How your children will communicate with others and you is something they are learning from you. Are you talking with and listening to them every day? About things that don’t matter, not just peppering them with questions? Is your…

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Family Chatter: Get Your Kids Talking Today – Over 500 Qs

How do I get my kids to talk to me? Listening and talking are learned behaviors. How your children will communicate with others and you is something they are learning from you. Are you talking with and listening to them every day? About things that don’t matter, not just peppering them with questions? Is your…

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Table Talk: Family Dinner Questions – Week 41

What will you talk to your kids about tonight at dinner? Listening and talking are learned behaviors. How your children will communicate with others and you is something they are learning from you. Are you talking with and listening to them every day? About things that don’t matter, not just peppering them with questions? Is…

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how many people did you allow in the delivery room?

I was so excited when I was pregnant with my first born. From picking out the name, creating the most ridiculous nursery a child could ask for, folding all the over-priced-soft-as-a-baby’s-bum blankets to designing the perfect labor, I did it all by the book. My delivery plan was very important to me. I had decided…

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boy or girl: should you find out?

Years and years…and years ago when I found out I was pregnant with my first baby I couldn’t wait to find out what my loins spawned. Would I be buying pink frilly curtains with ballerinas posing in the five basic positions or crib sheets covered in quarterbacks and wide receivers?  We reached the three month…

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