THE NEW FORTY The knower of all things...
I live with the knower of all things. I live with a teenager.
There is no topic that the knower of all things cannot opine on. She is sure that she has something critical to contribute to all convers... Posted on 1/14/14 at 9:29 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY When A Helicopter Mom Turns Drone Pilot
I don't know when it happened. There is no magic date I circled on the calendar that I planned and practiced for. There is no book called "What To Expect When Your Child Becomes An Adult." One day I ... Posted on 1/10/14 at 8:04 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES A Simple Fall Bucket List
Here I go again with this autumn 'stuff.' There are some hilarious memes out there, making fun of how fall is every white girl's favorite season; maybe it's true! But it really is the most wonderful ... Posted on 9/16/13 at 8:10 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG It's Your Kid, Be the Parent or STOP HAVING CHILDREN
As I get older and have more life experience I learn many things. An observation I have noticed for quite some time now is the adults who don't parent their children and some of these adults just keep... Posted on 8/31/13 at 4:40 AM
NOT ALONE MOM Handling Mommy Meltdowns and Getting Rid of the Guilt
Krissy wrote about Mommy Meltdowns recently. She was honest with her feelings. I think most moms have felt the same feelings:
Needing moments to yourself
Having a rush of emotions (frustration, anger... Posted on 8/27/13 at 7:07 AM
My stomach flip-flopped as the Ferris wheel began its jerky ascent into a cloudy sky. It was my first fair ride of the day. I told Eve I was nervous.
Secure in our wobbly car, my 5-year-old turned to me and said, “Mom, just hold on, sit back, and enjoy the ride.”
My wife was getting ready to teach piano lessons and asked our 9-year-old twin daughters to help their 4-year-old brother take his bath.
Sounds like a setup for a clip on “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” right?
Well, they did it.
Teens think parents exist just to embarrass them
NEW YORK - Mom is not cool in her jeggings and Uggs. Dad’s a dork who drives a wreck. Together they’re unbearable, singing along in the supermarket to “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”
Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press
, February 01, 2011
Blake Lane, a dimple-cheeked, well-spoken ball of energy, wanted the reporter in his Fargo home to take a stab at guessing his age.
“Mom, did you have to give it away?” the chatty 10-year-old said when he discovered Sharon Lane had already told his secret.
If you didn’t know the situation, the word “mom” might have given you pause.
When Children’s Dental Services identified Clay County as one of the two least-served counties in the state in terms of available dental care for children of low-income families, the Moorhead School Board readily agreed to a service that could change that.
It’s a darn good thing that my oldest son and I have football to talk about or entire weeks might slip by with nothing more than unintelligible grunts and shoulder shrugs serving as our means of communication.
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