Tricking My Three-year-old into Cooperating

The kids’ swim school shut down for two weeks over the winter holidays, and reentry has been extremely painful. A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I had to force Kaylee into her car seat, only for her to make herself vomit....more

I picked my battle

Today while I was doing a very small brick for my Tri, I contemplated why I sign up for these races. Why? Why do I torture myself? The challenge? The push? To see what I’m made of? Nah! The other day my three year old was begging, pleading and saying that he had to have hot chocolate or he’d die.  Really hot chocolate?  Die? Really? It was 90 degrees with 100% humidity. Ummm okay. Every day it’s something new with this kid and whatever he’s wants he has to have it yesterday....more