Parents, you know that moment. Your kids ask to do something, and you’re only half paying attention (because you’re doing four other things at the time), and you say, “OK, sure!” because you don’t hear any red-alert words (fire, hit, blood, *&#%!@, etc.), and the next thing you know you realize you have given permission […]
Rob and I love documentaries. I mean, who doesn’t? It’s the original Reality TV. I’m still pining after the full set of Planet Earth discs. I’ll own them someday, I’m sure.
Kids are natural learners, so I’ve had my sights set on a few documentaries on Netflix (God bless being able to avoid the who-gets-to-load-the-DVD […]
Whew! Where has February gone?!
I’m a good, attentive parent, but I have no problem admitting that I use my TV to help me parent. It zeroes my kids’ attention in like nothing else, and when I need them to switch off their inner Energizer Bunny, nothing can glue them to the couch quicker than […]
It started with erratic moods then followed with poor appetites. Round three of Being Sick During Winter 2013/2014 is well under way now. The temperatures are up, the snot is flowing, and coping mechanisms are being tossed about.
One of my biggest challenges is keeping ETC fed. Hungry tummies make grumpy kids, and kids who […]
Wow. That title is wicked cheesy, but it’s CHRISTMAS, for crying out loud! Cheese is practically required, especially if it’s in cheeseballs.
I’m a sucker for all things Christmas, and I typically stalk TV listings for ABC Family’s annual 25 Days of Christmas lineup. With so much going on in life, my annoyance with paying […]