I have been “working from home” all week because my kids have been out of school for April vacation. I am managing to get some things done, but the hardest part is not having complete control over my day. You just can’t plan for and schedule around temper tantrums, unexplained crying jags, whining and clinginess.
I showed up at daycare the other day to pick up my daughter and was told that the kids were on the playground. I didn’t see her right away, but knew she was located just around the corner of the building. I started walking in that direction when she came tearing around the corner and
It seems the price that moms must pay for raising a sweet, gentle child is that you will have to experience his being bullied. Bullies have radar for the kids who are innocent and nonviolent. How do I know this? Well, I am an expert based on my vast years of experience raising two gentle boys.
Every once in a while, when I have insomnia, I think about what I would do if I had a million dollars (I know this isn’t considered a lot of money in 2013, but, like Dr. Evil, to me it still is). So when I think about this, an interesting thing happens. I realize how little
As a quasi-stay-at-home mom to a daughter who hates to nap, I spend a lot of my daytime hours occupying my little one. This summer, I’m looking forward to taking advantage of her mobility (she can explore on her own a bit!), comprehension (she has a certain understanding of what we are doing!) and age (she’s old