If you’re anything like me, you start counting down the days to winter break in early October. You can’t wait for those two glorious weeks when you won’t have to set a morning alarm, pack lunches, or get in the never-ending school car line. You imagine your kids waking up late, pouring themselves a bowl […]
Several years ago, when the Elf on the Shelf first became popular, I remember thinking to myself that I wished my kids were still young enough to introduce this seemingly fun new Christmas tradition. In the beginning, I loved seeing how my friends would come up with new and interesting mischief for their little guy […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The delicious aromas emanating from the kitchen, the beautiful lights and decorations, the classic photos of children having code red meltdowns on Santa’s lap. What’s not to love? If you’re anything like me, the holidays come complete with warm and fuzzy feelings and several well-placed f-bombs when […]
If Halloween is one of your favorite holidays, as it is mine, this time of year is pretty darn exciting. There’s the decorating, and the costume hunting, and the candy shopping. OH, THE CANDY SHOPPING! If it’s not one of your favorite holidays, first of all, what kind of monster are you? (Kidding.) Second of […]
Back to school is simultaneously the most joyous and hellish of occasions for parents. On the one hand, you can finally ship your kids off to someplace else and get a little peace and quiet already. Kids refusing to listen, leaving trash all over the place, and bickering non-stop? Sorry, Teach. Your problem now. (Just […]
Family vacations sound great in theory. But then there’s the packing, and the complaining, and the actual traveling, and the complaining, and the spending money on overpriced amenities, and the complaining, and the incessant nagging from children, and the complaining, and the need for a vacation after your vacation once it’s all over. And did […]
It’s gonna be rough, but we can do it, razor.
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 get dressed up and put […]