|September 01, 2018|
"Do you have to be so embarrassing?” How many times have we heard these “loving” words come out of our teenagers’ mouths (the same teenagers, I might add, that we grew in our bodies for nine months)?
Oh, you’re embarrassed by the fact that our car makes a squeaky noise whenever the brakes are applied, so you want me to drop you off three blocks from your destination? That’s embarrassing to you? Seriously?
Well, try this one on for size: Here’s something my 4-year-old son said to a TSA agent in an airport; “You're a funny little man, but I like your badge....more»
|August 01, 2018|
After having three girls, I was a little nervous when I found out number four was a boy. I was excited to have a boy, of course, and everyone around me was almost giddy with joy, but I couldn’t help but feel like I was stepping into the Great Unknown....more»
|July 01, 2018|
I remember the first time one of my kids asked me to drop her off a block away from the destination....more»
|June 01, 2018|
Sitting down at the table ready to dig in to an evening meal with a neighbor’s family, my five-year-old daughter announced that she missed her older brother....more»
|May 01, 2018|
Mother’s Day, a day meant to honor those selfless, giving, supportive women in our lives, is probably a day many men dread....more»
|April 01, 2018|
My garage is so clean, you can eat off the floor,” I overheard one woman telling another over coffee not too long ago....more»
|March 01, 2018|
I love my mom and dad more than I can say. They’ve helped us raise our four kids, and frankly, I don’t know what I’d do without them....more»
|February 01, 2018|
Push in and lift." I had already read this instruction three times, but checked it once more just in case there was something I had missed....more»
|January 01, 2018|
OK, people, in case you’re waiting for Alice from “The Brady Bunch” to pick up your dirty laundry and load your dirty dishes into the dishwasher, NEWS FLASH: ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE! She never did, and she never will!
I’ve said these words on more than one occasion (in my exorcist “mom voice,” no less), but I might as well be talking to a bunch of plants....more»
|December 01, 2017|
The Christmas Day dinner – a time for coming together and connecting by breaking bread together at the family table....more»