“I’m bored.” Two little words that strike fear in the hearts of parents everywhere. There is little worse than a super whiny child who’s just soooooo bored. He wants TV! He wants video games! He wants a plan! He wants you to entertain him! I’m not going to lie: I give in…a lot. I certainly […]
The Knack Pack: The Solution to Carrying All Your Kids’ Stuff
There’s one thing that people didn’t warn us about before we had kids: all the stuff. Oh, sure, we knew about it in some aspects of parenting life: We saw the ever-growing list of must-haves on a registry and did our best to pare that down, and of course, we knew about the perils of […]
More Friends and More Fun—with Less Work
One of the best things we can do is to get together, gab and relax with friends. We all know this, but somehow along the course of our regular weeks that get tangled up with work and kids, getting together with friends—the kind of friends you want to see, not have to see—tends to fall […]
Hold On—Now We’re Supposed to Take Our Kids on a Kindermoon?!
OK, so this popped up in my Facebook feed the other day: Disney is offering something called a “kindermoon,” a special vacation—on the order of a honeymoon or babymoon—for families with a preschooler who’s about to start kindergarten. I have so many…feelings about this. The first is this: Disney, I love you, but are […]