Category: Kids

You’re Not Gonna Find Yourself a Cheerleader. If You’re Looking for One, You’re Part of the Problem!

I HATE the cheerleader song. Absolutely loathe and HATE IT. If you haven’t heard this song on the radio, here’s a sample of the lyrics: “Oh, I think that I’ve found myself a cheerleader She is always right there when

Our One of a Kind, One In a Million Devin

It’s his 13th birthday today, so I’m writing this in honor of our son Devin — our one of a kind, one in a million Devin. Devin is my blog’s biggest fan. Some people would say that means my blog

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

“I need a snake,” my two-year old daughter informed me. “I guess I better watch Aladdin.” I love how her brain works. “No, Lainey. Wesley’s doing a reading at his school mass today. We’re going to watch him. Let’s get

How To Rid Your House of Monsters…

Our 2 year-old daughter, Lainey, has an obsession with monsters. She’s convinced they’re real and running around our neighborhood, tells me they’re hiding behind the living room curtains, doesn’t want to go to sleep at night, and doesn’t want to

Be Careful What’s Ridiculous

“Dad, that’s┬áridiculous!” Our two year-old daughter, Lainey, has a new favorite word… Mom is ridiculous. Her big brothers, Devin and Wesley, are ridiculous. Baby Tristan is ridiculous. The food mom makes is ridiculous. Nap time is ridiculous. Going potty is

I Love You, Food Piggy!

Most little kids have some sort of blanket or stuffed animal, or toy they love — their “security”. Security blanket, security teddy bear, security toy truck, etc… My first two children had blankets and/or stuffed animals they HAD to have.

My Heart Belongs to #10!

Devin’s baseball season is over and I’m sad. I look forward to attending his games. This past season, I wanted to hold a sign that said “My heart belongs to #10!” Except that Devin is 12 and a half —