Tag Archives: parenting
I bought this for DD yesterday afternoon to go with her fairy Halloween costume. The braid got a bit frayed — something I had warned her about if she played with it. <sigh> She wants us to fix it, which … Continue reading
The first few weeks of school have been rough. Lots of temper tantrums. I had a nice chat with my Mom about it. She rocks, I should have vented to her sooner. I think the temper tantrums are partly due to the … Continue reading
Some people just love to tell you you’re going to suffer as they did. It’s very common with childbirth, parenting teenagers (especially girls), and even graduating from college. These people position their experiences as universal. “You’re about to go through … Continue reading
I guess when peer pressure is positive, it should be referred to as “influence” rather than “pressure.” Regardless, it’s lovely to see my children’s peers impacting them in positive ways. DD was scared of bugs for a while.
In my professional life, I often teeter between fear that my work isn’t good enough (so I can’t send it out yet!) and fear of not finishing it at all, and therefore not being productive. This could make it sound … Continue reading
I don’t know how common this is (leave me a comment!) but my kids often whine about going out to do ‘stuff.’ Go to a festival, go on a hike, visit our friends, etc. In nearly every case, they end … Continue reading