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Breakfast with a Five Year Old

Logan: Mom, I wish you woulda named me something cooler, like Captain America!

Me: Well, it’s just that there already is a Captain America, so we thought Logan would be better. 28 more words

Howe To...Say What You Mean

Hailey’s best friend in the whole world is her cousin Grayson. Even at the tender ages of 4 and 2 1/2, respectively, they seem to complement each other perfectly. 561 more words


iPhone Hangups

Does your child have a phone? Are there rules? Time limits? Text spot checks?

I once wrote about how different it is today than twenty or thirty years ago when there was ONE family phone in the hallway. 397 more words


Kids of All Stages

Carolyn Hax is an advice columnist for The Washington Post. I read her column every day. I love advice columns, because no matter what’s going to shit in my life, these people always have it way worse. 1,515 more words


What I Say versus What They Hear

1. I say, “Ok boys, it’s time to start getting dressed now please.”

They hear: Adam, I want you to grab your big brother’s underpants and run around the house swinging them around your head and giggling. 406 more words

Day To Day

How to Talk to Your Kids about Home Security

Talking to your children about home security can be a tricky matter because, depending on their ages, they may not really understand what you are trying to say. 376 more words


Why I write

Why I write

I have never been a writer. My two best friends in high school had to proofread my love notes because I was so terrible at spelling and punctuation. 642 more words

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