I took the kids to the pet store on this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday morning, thinking we'd get bird seed to make peanut butter and bird seed pine...This is one of those moments where you know you have to make a stand, hoping it sticks so that the offense is never repeated.
There was a terrible thing that happened in Arizona last weekend. A terrible thing. The person who caused that terrible thing to happen appears...I don't know what brought Jared Loughner to rob the world of so many innocent lives, but what I do know is that we have a crappy mental health system in this country.
I don't do babies well. I'm not sure why. I love my children. I dare you to even question that. Double dog dare you. But the baby part? Not so...If I could have someone deliver more of my progeny to me only once they are able to talk and sleep through the night, I'd have eleventeen more kids.
You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry ... You'd better not pout, I'm telling you why ... Thursday, after school: My 4-year-old...As the holidays approach, who can resist a little disciplinary assistance from the man in red?
Recently, feminist Erica Jong wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal on today's popular parenting methods and how she feels they imprison mothers....Why are we judging other moms on their parenting philosophies?
I like parenting and "mommy" websites. I love ParentDish (bias, anyone?) and I enjoy checking out all of the other sites as well. I follow them on...Why is the media perpetuating the myth that moms with PPD are murderous villains who are not to be trusted?
Perhaps I'm showing my age a little bit, but I don't get the appeal of Facebook games like Mafia Wars or FarmVille. If you need to kill time, I...If you can't get through the day without playing video games, it might be time to get help.