Go ahead and act like an asshole in front of my kids. Really, I’m fine with it. Today I’m sharing examples of how two people did just that this week, and why I’m okay with it, over on InThePowderRoom. CLICK HERE to read the full story. Like this? Subscribe today. Find me on Facebook & Twitter.
I don’t know whether you’ve ever heard this before, but parenthood changes a few things about your life. Not, like, everything. I mean, you’re still human beings who breathe and stuff after you have some offspring. But preeeetty much everything else changes—at least for a while. As a card-carrying member of the Yep, I Procreated [...]
Siblings annoy the crap out of one another. That’s just how they roll. But sometimes they do it more than usual, and as a parent you start to wonder why your two favorite little people are so different from one another. Why they can’t just be each other’s automatic best friend. Our home has been [...]
It’s that time of year again, suckas! Dust off those red wagons and get $100 in Fast Cash at the ATM: It’s time to take the kids pumpkin picking. Here’s how it’s gonna go down, one stage at a time. 1. Denial, Numbness & Shock You don’t remember promising your kids you’d take them pumpkin [...]
The following is based on an actual conversation about eating babies. Don’t act like you haven’t had one of those. Jeff has questions. I have facts. Let’s see where this goes—I’ll let him start. JEFF: Seriously, what the hell is it with you people and eating babies? Look, I like eating and I like kids. [...]
A long time ago, I instilled in my kids the high value of leaving me the hezzle alone in the morning. If they want to get up at the crack of dawn? Good on them. Go, have fun—VERY QUIET FUN. They are old enough to get up, go downstairs, pour themselves a simple breakfast, read, watch [...]
1. Begin The Countdown to Bedtime warnings at 15 minute intervals at least 2 hours before you actually want them in bed. 2. Tell them10x each to use the toilet, wash their hands and faces, brush teeth, get PJs on. 3. Threaten to cancel/throw away something—anything—fun if they don’t get in the bathroom RIGHT NOW [...]
I love scrolling through Instagram, checking out all the beautiful and inspirational photo challenges that look as if only seasoned professional photographers are taking the pictures. This isn’t one of them. For the entire month of September, I invite you to join me over on Instagram to share one photo a day with the hashtag [...]