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September 30, 2015 | 1 comment

Hearing the F-word on the bus

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

The first several weeks of kindergarten have passed uneventfully for my five-year-old son. Considering all that I have done to get him ready for full-day school, I’m very thankful.

My husband and I were nervous about him riding the bus. I’m sure every parent of a kindergartener goes through this

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September 23, 2015 | 4 comments

Worst Place to See your Ex

in Humor, Me Time

I moved back to my hometown a few years ago after a six-year stint on the West Coast. It’s the city where I grew up and where I went to law school. So, there’s ample opportunity for me to see someone that I went to high school with or someone that I knew in law school.

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September 16, 2015 | 5 comments

The Craziest Thing we Do for Our Kids

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

I took my two preschoolers to a play date a few months ago where the host served baby carrots cut length-wise. Yes, she cut the larger ones length-wise into skinnier, smaller-in-diameter, easier-to-eat baby carrots. What a thoughtful mother, I had thought to myself at the time once I saw my three-year-old daughter eat a handful of them.

My lunchtimes haven’t been the same since.

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