Reasons Why Your Kids Aren’t Ready for Back-to-School

Kids Are Not Ready for Back to School by Kim Bongiorno

All across the country kids can be seen slowly, grumpily trudging through stores as their parents dance in the aisles just ahead of them, merrily tossing shiny new back-to-school supplies and clothes into shopping carts. There’s no fighting the flipping of the calendar, but these cranky kids aren’t quite ready to go back to school–and they also aren’t [...]

Oops I Gained 18 Pounds

Oops I Gained 18 pounds

Apparently when you spend a couple years sitting down while eating cheese during the day and vanilla bean ice cream with melted peanut butter on top at night, a bit of extra weight can kinda sneak up on you. It happens, people. And it was delicious. The good thing is that I’m normally not too [...]

Emojis for Parents

Emojis for Parents featured

Recently, a massive new batch of emojis was released on the social media world, but I can’t really find much emotive use for an acorn, eggplant, or cat face with hearts over its eyes. I pretty much never use anything more than a wink or the steaming pile of poop in daily correspondence. I’m guessing these [...]

Diagnosing a Kid Tummy Ache

What is this tummy ache by Kim Bongiorno @letmestart #kids

It’s the call every parent dreads: “Please come get your child. He/she is complaining of a stomach ache.” The thing is, every parent also knows that the sliding scale from seriousness to total bullshit is pretty vast when it comes to childhood claims of tummy troubles. I find there are usually only four diagnoses when my [...]