Category Archives: Family

Wonder what it’s like to bring home a newborn baby? Play The New Parent Game!

Thinking about having kids, or have one on the way and want to know what taking care of a newborn is really like? Find out by playing The New Parent Game. Equipment: Timer Dice Setting up: Designate one player as … Continue reading

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Sneakers Gone Crazy: An attempt to buy normal footwear for adults

For my husband’s birthday I buy him the same two things every year—a baseball cap and a pair of sneakers. Sometimes I skip a few years on the sneakers, but this year he ruined his one decent pair doing yard … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Being a Mother Makes Me Want to Kill My Dog

Being a mother makes me want to kill my dog. Well, I don’t actually want to end his life, but maybe I can let him outside and just not let him back in. He’s cute, he’ll find a new family. … Continue reading

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Yellow Ribbons for Dogs: A multicolored program to protect our children

Have you heard about the international Yellow Dog program? Yellow ribbons tied to a dog’s leash indicate that they “need more space,” meaning it’s in pain, in heat, insecure, or has another reason to possibly bite you. Even though responsible parents teach their children to … Continue reading

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What should baby wear? A sloppy mom’s story of her well-dressed kid.

All day while I was preparing for my New Year’s Eve party, I debated a very important question: what should my daughter wear? The red Hanna Anderson dress with the matching tights and shoes? Her new outfit, covered in ruffles … Continue reading

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BabyFirst Tv’S Rainbow Horse– Poop, Drugs and Giggles

I owe a lot to the BabyFirst TV channel. Their around the clock commercial-free baby programming has entertained my infant and allowed me to take personal phone calls, fold and put away laundry and even get some precious sleep. Television … Continue reading

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