Our kids are two, five, and ten. There is very little that entertains all three of them. We’ve tried biking. The oldest does okay, but the younger two are basically ballast, adding seventy pounds to the bicycle trailer of whichever parent happens to be healthiest at the moment we set out. We’ve tried skiing. My husband and I hit the slopes with the oldest kiddo while the little ones run up a tab in the childcare room, and trade colds and flu bugs with the other inmates.
The truth is that being married to someone for a lot of years can be kind of boring. And boredom can be scary. What if the magic is gone for good? What if I don’t love him any more? Which is, of course, the scariest thought of all.
Parents – God-fearing, morality-instilling, t-ball-coaching parents–are wild about smutty, violent, feckless television. Why? Because we have nothing else.
Best Supporting Actress? Mom
Happy Valentine's Day. Kind of.
If old-school sexy was a leather mini-skirt, the new sexy is confidence
Mai multe idei
A Brilliant Trick For Keeping Your Strapless Bra In Place
Why I Taught My Daughter To Punch
Never let anyone tell you what a woman can and cannot do. And should someone make fun of how little girls hit, offer to teach them.
Regarding My Altercation With The Security Guard At A Mississippi Rest Stop
Parenting kids... man, it rocks you to the core. You think pushing them out is gonna be the hard part -- they call it labor for a reason. But that is a Disney cruise compared to the years that follow.
We have a duty to send Christmas cards. It is what separates us from the goats.
My Daughter Almost Drowned Today, So We Kept Swimming
I wanted to blanket her with kisses, and walk her far, far away from the hostile sea. Instead, after she calmed down a little, while she was still sniffling and clingy, I took her hand, and we walked back to the water's edge.
7 Lessons I Learned Trick-Or-Treating
When the sugar crash hits, whether the kid falls to the sidewalk in a full-on tantrum, or merely falls asleep with his face in a pile of Milk Duds, it's all right. The kids are not evil; the parents are not ineffectual. It's Halloween. Despite how scary things may look, no real harm has been done.