The Best of Friends

Sometimes when my kids are running around the house screaming or both wailing at the top of their lungs, I think "What on earth possessed me to have two children so close together in age??" I wonder what I was thinking, how I could be so foolish.And then, I see this:...more

My Kid Can't Spit

I don’t know about you, but I’ve just about had it with all the sickeningly proud parents in my suburban enclave. The next minivan I see with a “My son made the honor roll at John Muir High” sticker, I’m going to aim at, accelerate, and ram into. You know, go all Fried Green Tomatoes on their ass....more


As far as family outings go, the walk around the Tidal Basin this morning to see the cherry trees in bloom could sink in the dirty muck of the Potomac and no one would miss it. ...more

Have Picky Eaters? Show Some Enthusiasm

Have Picky Eaters? Show some Enthusiasm You know how, when a small child falls and you don’t make a fuss – the probability of her crying goes way down?...more

Togetherville: Walled Garden Social Networking for the Younger Set

If it takes a village to raise a child in the real world, then in the virtual world, according to Togetherville, it takes a neighborhood....more