parenting

Well I Thought It Was Funny

My oldest is twelve. A “tween.” Complete with the huff and puff, followed by an exaggerated eye-roll, but overall he’s a good kid. He’s not your typical tween/teen that is obsessed with his phone. He really only uses it to text my husband and I when he is on his way home from school. Occasionally,… Continue reading Well I Thought It Was Funny

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We Don’t Do “Kids” Music

I was never the mom that played “Kids” music in the car. No XM Disney Channel, Raffi CDs, or KidzBop. My kids listen to what I’m listening to just like I did as a child. I mean seriously, where on earth would have gotten a deep appreciation Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, or The Eagles if… Continue reading We Don’t Do “Kids” Music

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Teaching Moments

I told myself I’d stay off Facebook today. I didn’t want to see the back and forth banter. Bashing one another. However, I stupidly went on because of my OCD tendencies and I can’t stand to see the little red notification ┬ánumber. I saw a lot of, “What am I going to tell my kids?”… Continue reading Teaching Moments