In the age of millennials, video games and internet are a lifeline for the kids. It’s different, but when I was growing up, it was the same thing, Nintendo, playstation were different and my parents couldn’t understand how we could just sit there and play. Times change and everyone has to understand that. Yesterday, my […]Read More 7 out of 8 keeps my son from raging
Everyone has their own sets of rules for their household. I have mine as well. I set these rules for the kids and made them simplistic so even the 7 year old can follow them. Here they are: 1. No yelling. – We don’t yell in my house. After 15 years of hearing it, and […]Read More Rules
I have never been so stunned as I was yesterday. I shared the story of my son already. He wasn’t the only one to surprise me. I did leave out we watched France win and advance in the World Cup together. That was a good game. He is rooting for France, I am now rooting […]Read More The Kids, The Chores and Go Croatia!!
Today, my daughter, Lily, who is 7 years old is going to help me write. She’s always helpful and is just a great little girl. So here we go. I am going to write what she tells me and try to clean it up as I go. Lily has decided that we talk about her […]Read More My daughter’s thoughts
So I am at a crossroads. One of my children wants a YouTube channel. With everything they watch, it doesn’t surprise me. Sitting with them and watching some of the people they watch, they could definitely do better and be significantly more enjoyable to watch. If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching some of […]Read More To YouTube or Not to YouTube
Here I am. Sitting in my back yard, drinking iced sun tea, my trusted dog lying next to me sleeping, as I stare at the stars listening to absolute peace and quiet just a few hours after it sounded like a war with bombs going off all around. Right now, all you can hear is […]Read More Independence Day
Here we go. Something I hate doing. Something I did not ever think I would do. Something that’s going to surprise some people who know me and know me well. I am going to talk about me. Ugh. ***Disclaimer*** I am not a victim. I am not in need of sympathy. I have made my […]Read More Husbands are not Perfect even when they try.