Forget Rivalry! What Do You Do About Sibling Bribery?

My son once paid my daughter a dollar to go away and leave him alone. I found the little girl in the workshop turned temporary kids’ room by herself on her bed, clutching her dollar. The boy and his friends were outside, carefree and clearly up to something. They eyed me as I walked past, looked down and picked at their fingernails when I said, “Where’s your sister?”...more
@Jane Byers Goodwin That's what I was going to say - only you did it better. :) As the oldest, I ...more

What I'd Really Like to Put in My Son's Backpack

If I could, I'd smoosh Mommy up into a tiny action figure version, and I'd slip myself into his other pocket. I'd be there just to listen or give him a little hug when he needs it. But I know as well as you: He won't need it. He'll be just fine. ...more

Cute post :)more