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August 8, 2013 – 2:31 pm |

How did it happen already? School’s just started and already we are up to our eyeballs in spelling lists and tracking “reading minutes” at our house. I’ve been up past 11 several nights in a …

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Childhood. A thing of the past?

April 4, 2007 – 6:16 pm |

I was driving down the 60 a few days ago when the idea to write this blog began to noodle around in my mind, but I hadn’t actually written anything down until now. In …

Gas and poop

April 2, 2007 – 4:58 pm |

With the weather warming up and swimming season almost upon us, I wanted to share with you a little blog that I wrote last year. A cautionary tale, if you please. Enjoy.”Shortly after …

Genius at work

March 30, 2007 – 9:10 am |

The best idea I’ve heard in a long time. The new Harkins SanTan Village 16 movie theater has opened today in Gilbert with built-in babysitters. It’s not the first time I’ve heard of …

Human nature vs. human nurture

March 27, 2007 – 9:36 pm |

Once again, the news forces me to say something. Here’s the article I’m referring to, and please make sure to read the callous remarks made by those who would rather point fingers and call …

The daycare debate

March 26, 2007 – 1:54 pm |

There’s an article in today’s paper that got me thinking about why I stay at home with my kids. You can read it here: Study links long-term daycare, aggression.I do agree that the children …

You can't win if you don't play.

March 22, 2007 – 11:59 am |

My daughter has been sick for days. No, don’t feel sorry for her. It hasn’t slowed her down a bit. But she’s got a cold and a cough and it’s been hanging …

I had a mind once, but now I have small children.

March 22, 2007 – 11:14 am |

Hello! My name is Mommy. Well that’s not my real first name, I just can’t remember what it is right now. You see, I have two preschoolers and I babysit a third …