Hello, strangers!

Hey, it looks like I’ve picked up a few new likers and followers today! And if I’m not mistaken, some of you are neither close friends nor blood relatives of mine! Welcome, and thanks for reading. I’d love to know how you came upon my little blog, so I can work out what I did … More Hello, strangers!

I was once a paragon of parenting. Then I had kids and ruined it.

Oh, how I wish I could go back to the days when I was a parenting expert. Before I had to live with actual children, I had all the answers to all the childrearing questions – even if nobody bothered to ASK me the questions, tsk! So much unsolicited advice and silent judgement. So many … More I was once a paragon of parenting. Then I had kids and ruined it.

Daddy ruins storytime

Since our big Boy-child is nearly five, he’s recently graduated to reading chapter books instead of just picture books. Which is to say, we his staff now read a bigger book to him and deal with more frequent interruptions as he doesn’t have lots of pictures to examine while he’s listening to the story. Last … More Daddy ruins storytime