Kids

That Will Cost You

That Will Cost You

Growing up, I knew a girl who got $20 a week for her allowance. She also got $10 per A on her report card. That was a lot of money back then. I’d get a $20 bill for an entire Friday night babysitting three kids. Heck, I can still stretch $20 pretty far. We don’t […]

No Parents, Let’s Party!

No Parents, Let’s Party!

We’ve reached a milestone in our household. At least, I think so. We’ve reached the point of being able to leave our kids home alone. Different parents handle this issue different ways. I know some parents who leave their kids as young as 9 and 10 home alone with no problems. However, as an over-protective […]

We’re Being Watched!

We’re Being Watched!

My youngest son, No. 4, said the most awesome thing to me today: “Daddy, can we go running together soon?” The kid is 6. You don’t hear “Can we go running?” from 6-year-olds. It’s usually “Will you play this-or-that with me?” or “Will you color with me?” or “Can we have ice cream for dinner?” […]