It happened for the first time the other night. My 12 year old did not request a tuck in. Instead, he just announced, “I’m going to bed.” 1,123 more words
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I don’t know about you, but since December, I’ve been promoted to the Dollar Store V.I.P. customer list! Between, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St-Patrick’s Day and now Easter, I have spent a small fortune on useless meaningless made-in-China nonsense, that quite frankly, my kids only care a few minutes about. 529 more words
Letting a child freely explore is, well, very messy. The explosion of blocks, dolls, and books may leave you a bit overwhelmed. But, clean-up and other household activities are a vital part of a young child’s growing independence and can be capitalized on to promote growth and responsibility! 208 more words
Ok so to be real, I could care less about football. There I said it. Some girls say that they watch because of the players hot factor, but what’s hot about a bunch of guys giving each other concussions, which will statistically, end up in at least half of them involved domestic violence? 458 more words
My Dad’s Famous “Crazy Larry” Chili
My dad, like myself, loved to cook. He always had the same ritual. He’d put on a jazz CD, open up a decadent bottle of wine, pour himself a glass, and start cooking delicious complicated food, while belting out the tunes. 463 more words
A snow day like today day calls for PJs, fuzzy slippers, hot cocoa, and my dad's chili. Bon Appetit y'all!