Category Archives: Child’s Play

The case of the peed pants

Growing up, I was a bit of a loner. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement. Painfully shy and easily hurt, my coping mechanism was to be unheard and unseen; which is why my dear friend, Faith, is so very … Continue reading

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Apparently, our kids feel so much self-worth that their pride in their accomplishments makes it impossible for them to flush the toilet.- Andy Richter

The other day, Luke Skywalker slammed his head into the bridge of my nose, square between the eyes, on my glasses. Ouch! It got me thinking though. We know the impact that we have on our children. We are acutely … Continue reading

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Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect, it means that you have decided to look beyond life’s imperfections…

There is a place in this world where children gladly and joyfully enter and adults only do so with trepidation. In fact, adults are often bullied by their children to cross the threshold of this most unholy and germ infested … Continue reading

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Little brothers. ‘Cause you’re younger. And you’re boys.

There are times, which I admit are not as rare as they should be, when I use the television as a babysitter for my kids. I try to limit it to when I’m fixing dinner and on Saturday mornings when … Continue reading

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We all have a platypus controlling us!

Have you ever had one of those days? You know the kind…the day you think starts out OK, but degenerates quickly into a quivering mass of stinky pooh and you have no idea how it happened and why you have … Continue reading

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Sometimes pudding makes everything right

There was a time, last week, when I felt like a complete idiot and bad mother. Then I got over it. For part of the holiday season, we stayed with my husband’s family, also known as the In-Laws. During our … Continue reading

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Overheard and quoted

‘Nanny nanny boo-boo. I don’t want to take a nap!’ – Luke Skywalker, singing from the back seat about 7 hours into an 8 hour trip. And yes, he DID need a nap. ‘Don’t yell at him! That’s my little … Continue reading

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