Some days I feel like I've got things pretty under control. On those days that the children mostly got along with one another, and the laundry is mostly washed and mostly folded (if not mostly put away) and I've prepared a dinner that is mostly ...more
We just finished up two birthdays in a seven day period, all the week before Thanksgiving. Sometimes the birthdays fall the same week as Thanksgiving, and once in his seven years, our youngest son celebrated his special day on Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is almost here! That means a few things in our household:
1. Delicious, delicious foods will be enjoyed
2. Browsing through Black Friday ads and the start of Christmas shopping
3. Reese, our Elf on the Shelf, is returning!!! ...more
Here’s a brain teaser: A girl receives an invitation to a birthday party. The invitation specifically states “no gifts, please”. Should the girl:a) run out and buy the perfect gift for the birthday girl; she’s no Scrooge b) show up at the party ...more
While my eyes catch the bubbly, outgoing gals enjoying their friends in the school pick up line, my 7th grade daughter is standing off to the side, alone.
She is a total introvert.
In many ways, her anti-social behavior breaks my heart because ...more
With the release of Mockingjay I decided it was a great time to repost about the Hunger Games party we had in 2012. David (BEN!'s brother) is visiting and planning to go see it while he is here. Me? I love pretty much any kind of themed party.
By Gena Kittner, Mommy Sanest contributor
Getting a child to say “please” and “thank you” isn't terribly hard. We demand it. Want some fruit snacks? Say “please.” The Target lady just gave you a sticker, what do you say?
But what I've been pondering, as the season of thankfulness is upon us, is how we teach our kids to mean it.
In other words, how do we teach thankfulness?
Whether you’re leaving your kids in the nursery for church or going out of town for a few days, saying bye is not an easy task. Many kids, after they reach the age of 10 months suffer from separation anxiety. They often wonder if and when mommy is coming back ....more
I picked it up on the way home from school one morning. Burnt orange was just beginning to trace its way inward, the shape intact, despite the many feet that had walked the same path where it lay. I carried it between my thumb and forefinger, coffee mug in my other hand ....more
I worked my way through college. I hustled hard. I took night classes and worked in offices as a receptionist or admin some semesters, and I took day classes and worked in nightlife some semesters ....more
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Disclaimer: I am not pregnant.Three years ago, my husband and I found out we were expecting Emme two days after Thanksgiving while we were in Ohio. After taking four (yes, four) pregnancy tests—and carefully studying each one—we concluded that, no, our eyes were not tricking us, and yes, that was definitely a second pink line....more