When you have that first child and you try to be the best mom ever, suffer from postpartum depression, cry a lot and put the diaper on wrong a few times, Don’t beat yourself up. Your kid will need to see you are NOT perfect. And it will benefit them in a positive way. How… Continue reading It’s Ok If Your Kids See You Are Not A Perfect Parent
Believe it or not, I have been asked for parenting advice from time to time. Even though I love my cocktails, swear a little (ok a lot) and call my kids Thing 1 & 2 because I can’t remember their names, oh and also call them “Children of the Corn”, people still ask my advice.… Continue reading Parents, Land your Helicopters. Seriously.
I am a big fan of websites like “Grown And Flown” and “Scary Mommy”. They are filled with smart, funny and insightful articles about all the Mommy stages raising kids in all kinds of situations. However, if you search the interwebs and read the article titles on raising kids, teens, college kids and young adults,… Continue reading Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide to Raising Kids.
I am no authority on empty nesting yet. My oldest isn’t moving out till this weekend. And as long as he takes that nasty couch he bought in college off Craig’s List, I will be very happy. Meanwhile I’ve been planning on how to handle Empty Nest Syndrome. Medical Definition of empty-nest syndrome : a… Continue reading Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome
It’s that time of year again. Or maybe your kids are already back in school. Whether you have a kindergartener, high schooler or even a college kid (like me), the first day can be terrifying for moms or maybe a big relief! Kids suffer anxiety or maybe they are just happy to be away from… Continue reading Back To School/College Humor
So I love to read. I read a lot of blogs and stories on the web. But when I read about “theybies”, I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Keep in mind that I write with humor and sarcasm unless I am just on a rant. But this, theybies? Come on… What is a… Continue reading Theybies. Gender Reveals are a Thing of the Past….
Guest post from my friend, Eli Pacheco, over at Coach Daddy Blog. These kids. They’re growing up with thumb swipes instead of mixtapes. They Facetime on their phones and have never had to wait for dial-up. Even Madison, in her ancient 20-somethings, used to squeeze the paw of stuffed animals because weren’t they allsupposed to talk?… Continue reading 10 things I Did That I Want My Kids To Do