When It’s OK To Lie – What I Tell My Kids

“I’ve read a couple of articles lately admonishing parents not to tell little white lies in front of their kids, for fear that they will learn that lying is acceptable. I not only tell some falsehoods in front of my kids, but I also teach them that it’s OK if they have to do it […]

Parenting is Complicated

Parenting. We love it but we hate it. It’s impossible but we wouldn’t give it up for the world. We miss them being little but we are so glad they can wipe their own butts.

How I Met Your Father

This was originally published in 2016, and it’s suuuuper long. But in honor of my 18th (EIGHTEENTH!!!) anniversary yesterday, I’m sharing it again. Kids, I’m going to tell you an incredible story, the story of how I met your father… My family moved right before my junior year of high school.  Your Grandma and Grandpa (My […]

Things We Simply HAVE to Do Every Day

There are certain things I absolutely have to do every single day in order to function properly. If I don’t, my whole day is worse. I’m not always good at actually getting around to each and every one of them, but when I do, everything else seems to fall into place. I bet you have […]