Homework Sucks

Homework Sucks

Remember how much it sucked to do homework? Well, I’m a mom with a first grader who has homework almost every night and let me assure you, it still sucks. For me, helping with homework is just as bad as doing homework. I don’t care how ma ...
Confessions of a bad Sunday school mom.

Confessions of a bad Sunday school mom.

Last week, there was a big Purim celebration at our temple, which sounds like it should be a wonderful thing–and probably is to 99.9% of the Purim-celebrating universe. To me, it was just one more item stacked on top of my Impossible Wednesday. ...
I always have a choice

I always have a choice

Yesterday my 23-month-old son Dakota was eating oatmeal for breakfast and plastered more on his little half-naked body than he spooned into his little mouth. Here’s what he looked like a few minutes before we were slated to hit the road to driv ...
We don’t beat her, I swear!

We don’t beat her, I swear!

My poor boo has lots of boo-boos. She’s 15 months old and completely fearless. Her right cheek bruise is from climbing onto a table while I ran to check on dinner. Her left cheek got dinged up when she ran right into a toy kitchen cabinet at fu ...