Lies My Children Tell Me

Oh, there are a slew of them. You know they didn’t both forget to flush the toilet again, yet the only one who willingly uses it without my constant supervision vehemently denies blame. They very well could have torn apart the bookshelf and strewn its contents all over the floor in a collective effort, yet [...]

Then He Smiled At Me and Pissed His Pants

It starts every morning when he gets up. We tell him it’s time to go potty and he responds, “I DON’T WANT TO GO POTTY! I went potty the night after yesterday. Why do I have to go potty EVERY DAY???”

We calmly explain to him that he is a big boy now and he [...]

Flight of the Tooth Fairy

I recently had one of those really bad parenting moments. The kind that you wont forget or stop feeling guilty about for years to come. This is the story of my latest and greatest parent FAIL. You see, when it comes to traditions that are important to my children I have this pattern of failing [...]