The 3 REAL Reasons I Make My Kids Do Chores

I’m sure you’ve seen a bunch of posts and articles explaining how important it is to teach kids responsibility by having them participate in household chores. This isn’t one of those posts. Even though I absolutely agree it’s important to teach kids responsibility and impart a good work ethic and all that stuff, I’ll let…Continue Reading “The 3 REAL Reasons I Make My Kids Do Chores”

Don’t Accuse Me of Stealing and Other Tips for The Teen Bagging My Groceries

First of all, before I start my tirade, I do want to thank you for bagging my groceries. Not many stores have a designated bagger so that’s nice. I also think it’s great that you are working after school instead of staying home and taking drugs and making out with girls or whatever the kids…Continue Reading “Don’t Accuse Me of Stealing and Other Tips for The Teen Bagging My Groceries”

Why I love Pokemon Go-Even Though I Don’t Play (and My Kids Don’t Either)

When I heard about Pokemon Go about a year ago, I dreaded it’s release, but now that it’s here, I love it-even though I don’t play and my kids don’t either. Here’s why: My ten year old bestest boy loves Pokemon and has for the past 5 years. And when I say love, I’m putting…Continue Reading “Why I love Pokemon Go-Even Though I Don’t Play (and My Kids Don’t Either)”

The Hell That is Bathing Suit Shopping: A Triplet Mom’s Perspective

The suit, friends, was made by Swim Solutions. Swim Solutions? Seriously? This is where I am in my life right now? I need a “solution” to my swimming “problem?”It’s like my husband is going to holler, “Hey, the kids and I are going swimming; come join us,” and my response will now have to be, “Oh, that sounds terrible. What a predicament. Oh wait, I think I have a solution,” as I pull on my bathing suit.