Call Me A Skeptic

Parenthood breeds skepticism by Kim Bongiorno

I was skeptical when I heard that today is International Skeptics Day. Isn’t EVERY day International Skeptics Day for parents? I mean, I spend most of my day saying things like this: Really, you weren’t the one who wrote on the wall? You, with the ink-covered hands? Are you sure you flushed the toilet? That gum in [...]

How to Get Your Kids to Bed

How to get your kids to bed by Kim Bongiorno letmestart

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 [...]