Raise your hand if mealtime is your favorite part of the day. No, I don’t mean when you actually get to sit down to eat. I mean the part where you drive yourself bonkers making sure everyone else in your family is fed and happy. Yeah. Didn’t think so. What is it […]
If you’re a parent, the fact that maintaining a sense of fashion — not to mention basic hygiene — is difficult should be no surprise to you. If you’re not a parent but are considering becoming one, it’s only fair that you know what you’re in for. I used to […]
I have 3 boys. And as much as I used to think I also wanted a daughter, I couldn’t be happier with my raging bundle of testosterone. Plus, I’ve realized I just don’t think I have it in me to raise a girl. Trust me. I have 2 nieces, and […]
When I was a kid, I used to think my parents purposely set out to ruin my life. From their demands that I do such awful things as clean my room to their insistence that I take a bath and dress as though I weren’t raised in a barn to go places, […]
Remember when you were a kid and you couldn’t wait to grow up? You used to look at the adults around you and think, “Man. These people have it made.” They could do whatever they wanted, whenever they wanted. They had no one to report to, no time they had […]
Bedtime. Next to the sleeplessness of those first few months after bringing home a newborn, bedtime is quite possibly one of a parent’s greatest challenges and nightmares. Just when you think you’ve finally gotten the kids wrangled, changed, washed, and brushed for bed, they pull out some ninja-level aversion tactics […]
You know that feeling you get on Sunday night? The down-right horror that accompanies the knowledge that Monday — and a week of certain hell — awaits you? Yeah. It’s kind of like this.
You know those days when you think there is no way you can take one more hit from life? Yeah. I’ve had one of those days. CORRECTION. I’ve had one of those weeks. Here’s a video anthem for anyone else who’s ever had a bad day. Get out the liquor, […]