Category «Kids»

This Mama’s Worrying Heart

Trigger warning: This post discusses a recent heinous crime against a little girl, so you may prefer to skip this post. Earlier this week while we were still on vacation, tragedy struck a beach town close-ish to our home. An eight-year-old girl went missing while riding her scooter around her generally safe community where most people know each other. …

The Differences Between Girls and Boys

Once upon a time when I was living in the land of boy–before my girl was even a twinkle in my eye–I heard the same story from a variety of places: Girls are easier than boys when they’re little and become more challenging when they’re teenagers, while boys are more challenging when they’re little and …

Munchkin Meals: Veggies First

Back when I only had one child, I had snacking under control. It took some working on, but by the time Reece was two, he knew to expect one morning snack, one afternoon snack and that was it. If he requested something another time of day, I’d tell him he had to wait until the …