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September 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Bedtime Stall Tactics

Why Can't We Just Go to Sleep Around Here?

Why is it that my children don’t seem to need a snack or a drink of water or to use the bathroom until they are actually in bed with the lights off? It’s not like we don’t have structure around here....more»
August 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Back to Remote Learning

Memories of My First Year of Homeschooling

If I were the parent of a child going back to school this fall, this is what I would be doing right now: FREAKING OUT....more»

July 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Table Manners-No One Wins If I Quit

 Mealtimes: Those special occasions when your children make an extra effort to make you question every parenting decision you’ve ever made....more»

May 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Making the Best of Tough Times

"Dad, can you make Special Breakfast today?" I overheard my daughter ask my husband on about Day 6 of Sheltering in Place....more»
April 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Transitions Are So Hard

 Laws of inertia. A body at rest tends to stay at rest. A girl with a book wants to keep reading....more»

March 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Confessions of Mom Failure

Thank You Super Moms for Making Me Look Awful

I want a T-shirt that says, “I didn’t used to go out in public in sweat pants and messy buns, and I didn’t used to have gray hair and wrinkles, and I wasn’t fat, and I didn’t have stains on my clothes, but you do realize that I have children, right?” And another one for work that would say, “I used to be able to count to six and make a power point presentation with zero typos, but please bear with me as I spend the next eighteen years adjusting to parenthood....more»

February 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Packing to Travel...with Kids


I’m not a procrastinator. I’m not. But sometimes a task is so overwhelming that I just don’t know where to start....more»

January 01, 2020

Humor@Home: Don't Quit, Grow Your Brain

Do you ever wonder if your kids hear anything you say? Do you think to yourself, “Why am I even talking? No one listens....more»

December 01, 2019

Humor@Home: A Lesson in Giving and Giving Away

The Story of the Long- Desired Skateboard

Ashley, age six-and-a-half, had been asking for a skateboard. The first time she asked, I said, “You have too much stuff....more»

November 01, 2019

Humor@Home: Teaching Children to Be Thankful

My Spoiled Caterpillars Who Will One Day Become Grateful Butterflies

My Spoiled Caterpillars Who Will One Day Become Grateful Butterflies–

Teaching Children to Be Thankful

By Julie Willis, Bakersfield Mom of Two


Oh, a child’s journey toward thankfulness....more»

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