If you can’t control your children

If you haven’t heard this, chances are you’ve thought something like it. If you can’t control your children… …you shouldn’t bring them in the first place.…you should take them out of here.…you’re going to have to leave. As parents, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to compel our kids to act appropriately.... Continue Reading →

Behavior modification

I'm actually kind of shocked that no one mentioned that the same lessons I want to teach my daughter, noted last week in my post Best behavior, would be just as valuable to my son. In fact, I was kicking myself for not acknowledging this in my post, because it's 100% true. In any case, something... Continue Reading →

Best behavior

Mothering a daughter is hard, especially a strong-willed, independent-thinking, highly emotional daughter. And most especially the teenage variety of said daughter. She's smart and funny and caring and I generally love being around her, but it's still challenging. I try to be conscious of my actions. After all, she's been watching me for the past... Continue Reading →

Linen and lace

Some women and their moms are peas in a pod. People describe them as cut from the same cloth, more of the same, me and mini-me. Not so in my case. My mom and I see the world differently, want different things from our life experiences, and have different comfort zones. If we're cloth, I'm linen... Continue Reading →

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