Proud Parenting

Last week my 7th grade son came home from school and informed me he was chosen as Student of the Month.  I asked him how you are chosen for that honor and he explained to me that the teachers conference and decide who should receive the recognition.  I’m proud of my son that his teachers […]

10 Lessons Your Child Could Teach You

As adults, and especially parents, we tend to think we are the ones doing the teaching.  However, in reality, I find myself learning from my kids all the time.  Often, it is just a simple reminder to slow down and pay attention to what is happening around me.  These are 10 life lessons I think […]

My Sister is…

Last week The Middle Child was in one of his moods towards his sister.  He couldn’t utter one word to her in a civil tone.  After a few chats and warnings I had had enough and told him he was grounded.  And this was all before 9am.  After doling out the usual no TV punishment […]

Mommy Super Hero Powers

My son recently asked me what my super hero power would be if I could choose one.  It could be anything I wanted it to be.  This got me to thinking, what are the super powers that every mom needs to make life easier?  Here are a few I came up with. Cloning If I […]

My Secret Place

Ever since I’ve become a mom I’ve been trying to cultivate the perfect hiding spots.  Since you just never know when or why you will have the need to flee, the perfect hiding spot has a few specifications they must meet to make them perfect.  They need to have enough room that I don’t feel […]