Kids

Emotional Rescue

Emotional Rescue

My friends without kids ask me all the time: “What is life with kids like?” I’m lying. They never ask me that. But if they did, I’d let them know that having kids is like being on a constant emotional rollercoaster. The older they get, the more twists and turns on the tracks. A friend […]

The End Is Near!

The End Is Near!

As we are nearing the final days of the school year, I’d like to reflect on the things I’ve learned about my kids’ schools. Here are some of my observations from over the years… There’s no threat of the paddle. Y’see, for some of our younger readers, school officials back in the ‘80s (and before, […]

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 […]