Many of us have been there. As children, we often want what we want when we want it. I was an unusually considerate child growing up (my mom’s words, not mine), so I didn’t gripe much about not getting material things. But like most kids and teens past and present, I whined about washing dishes or taking out the trash, I watched way too much TV and generally felt like I should be able to do what I wanted. more
Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner and instead of getting down about the polar vortex that has enveloped much of the country, let's get excited about family, food and fun! more
Yes, there are plenty of well-written and thoroughly researched books, articles, and blog posts on parenting tips written by seasoned parents, retired teachers, and respected professionals in the fields of medicine and psychology.
However, if you are ever in the market for parenting tips from someone who is just starting out and knows absolutely nothing about raising children, here are a few. more