Selfish Selflessness

Being a mother is like being between a rock and a hard place, especially if the rock is a petrified piece of carpet food and the hard place is the mother of all Lego bricks. We live a daily life of conflicting messages: Cuddle your child but don’t smother him. Teach your children to stick … More Selfish Selflessness

Erroneous Predictions

I’m really bad at predictions. Take today, for example: I thought I would probably get outside, eat at a mealtime, and wear pants. I guess one can’t assume anything where parenthood is concerned.   Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

Silver Bullet

My second son has behavioral issues. Sometimes teachers or other adults ask me ‘what works’ with him. Don’t you think, if I knew, I’d be spraying that magic solution all over the place?!