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To Be Thankful

To be honest I was really hoping my baby’s first holiday would be Halloween, but she was born one week too late for that and Thanksgiving is cool too I guess. 1,034 more words

The top 5 fibs I've told my children.

Now, come on, don’t go reading this and being all shocked and offended by the fact I’ve told little white lies to my children (read child the others too young to understand) plus I could tell her anything at all and as long as I am… 721 more words

Parent Blogging

Generations

So many times I have caught myself reflecting on the fact that I am as old in a given moment, involved with one of my children, as my father was when involved in the same way with me: camping, throwing a baseball, swimming and sailing at scout camp, choosing not to spank a stubborn child, asking about girlfriends, counseling through challenges, on bent knees begging for a child’s welfare. ¬† 147 more words

Memoir

happiness is joining them

if I can’t nag them, join them! happiness is taking a break from nagging about screen time, taking off my parenting hat for a night and playing video games for a few hours with the kids.

Life

The Paradox of Equal Parenting, to a Child of Unequal Parents

I was raised in a home with a detached and self-involved father, and a stay-at-home mother who made me her whole world, and still does to this day. 1,031 more words

The Bunny

The impact of our parents on our lives

As most of our readers know, I’m a little on the unwell side at the moment. Miss O 2 said the other day, “I think you’re sick because of what they did to you in March” ( 641 more words

Family

Who's the daddy: Er, that would be me

I’ll never forget the first time I saw my daughter, Lola. She was blue and had no head.

I’m talking about the moment she was born, by planned cesarean¬†a month ago. 951 more words

Family