In the Blink of an Eye

This is a photo intensive post, so please follow the link to read. This Caring Heart

From the Mouths of Babes

Comes the truth....more

Talking To The Angels

Talking To The AngelsPosted on November 13, 2014by The Pintere...more

Me? Worry? ...more

#1 reason parents humiliate and break their children on the internet

We see it a lot now, don't we? Some kid on the internet being punished and abused and humiliated by their parents for the whole world to see. Forever. The internet is forever. So parents, that are whipping, beating, shaving heads, dressing up, and whatever you're doing to your child, and then putting it out there to shame them over something they've done in an instant, Good fucking job, man. I mean, well done. You have shamed them for forever. You most likely broke something or everything in their spirit. You suck. ...more
reillysmom16 I agree. I want to hug those kids and encourage them. I want to roundhouse those ...more

How to Love your Daughter

Written in collaboration with my eight year old, Kate McLeod....more

How Do You Make a Child Stop Kicking Your Airplane Seat?

I recently flew from Orlando to Chicago. I love traveling, and hopping on a flight doesn't phase me. I enjoy the time being disconnected and immersed in a good book....more
I agree about involving the flight attendant also, although as a mother I would never have let ...more

Children run after the simplest of things with the seriousness of the world

As with children their intensity reminds us what life is about ...great postmore

Attitude of gratitude: Thankful for my children

 Today’s been a good day.The girls have gotten along and I haven’t felt stressed with the normal refereeing I usually have to do: “Don’t touch her. Don’t pull her hair. Get back. Don’t don’t don’t, nope, give it back …” etc....more

Goodbye, Invisible Child

Growing up, my older brother would frequently ask me if I knew that I was adopted. (I'm not - classic big brother torment.) He did it so frequently that one day I kind of started to believe him. So I asked my mom if it was true. Her response, "Oh yes, because having a 3 year old and a 1 year old wasn't enough, adopting a third child just sounded like a great idea."...more