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The KEY is......

We were in a restaurant the other day when we heard it.

SLAP!!! 269 more words

The Birds and the Bees

In a world where children are becoming more sophisticated earlier and earlier, I have been keenly aware of the changes in my boys, namely Full Speed.   436 more words


She is Bipolar but I'm Bitchy......

Another day, another fight with my daughter.  I’m disgusted with my parenting when it comes to her.  Through the years I have managed her bipolar moments sometimes with grace and patience, and sometimes ridiculously bad.  893 more words

The Day I Realized He Had Grown Up

There is a crack in the universe somewhere.  I can’t be sure where it is, but it is most certainly there.  Time with infants and toddlers passes along so incredulously slow, same routine, no sleep, change diapers, feed, bathe, repeat…and then it happens.   422 more words


Juliana leaves tomorrow morning for Japan without me. She’s going with 14 other kids and 2 chaperones for 10 days. It’s part of a school sponsored trip and I am so happy for her. 553 more words

Reading and Children

How Important is Reading to Children?

Let’s just start out by answering this question right off the bat.
Very important!!

So many times when reading a novel I will make myself slow down so that I won’t finish the book too quickly…..Living in the world that I can only imagine many times!   473 more words

Encouragement For Moms

Divorced Baby Boomer Men and Their Sexuality Issues, With Peppermint Tea

When I was still a wife and the kids were young,  Chris and I were very frank with our children about sex. We never used words like ‘little man’, ‘coochie’, or even ‘banana hammock’ for underwear (which privately I found to be hilarious.) If anything, we were guilty of overexplaining things to our kids, which is kind of hopelessly predictable for a household with two teachers. 778 more words