As I sat watching the World Series, I had an epiphany. Abner Doubleday, the supposed creator of baseball, must have been a dad. The game of baseball is so full of life lessons and parenting advice that there's no way he wasn't a father. Here are my top 5 (I can never seem to make it to 10) parenting tips from the game of baseball:
After constantly butting heads with Princess P, I started thinking that perhaps I was the cause of the never ending conflict. As a result, I had her fill out a comment card of sorts. The questions were asked in a low pressure setting over dinner. She was not coached in any way, and the answers were somewhat surprising. Below are the questions and responses.
It's time for the world of computer programming to prove it's usefulness by teaching us a thing or two about parenting.
There comes a time when you want to take the kids out for something other than fast food. However, doing so can be a challenge. How do you keep the kids entertained? Do you have snacks prepared? If so, are they yummy enough to keep them wanting more?
All this and more will be explained below in my comprehensive guide to eating out with small children.
Not the on their death bed, in the hospital type of sick, but just a little sick.
When you step foot into a vehicle, you can tell a lot about it from the smell. Some cars smell like three week old cheesy poofs, while others may smell like hot sauce. This weekend, our car acquired an unmistakable scent known only as the 'new puke smell.'
It's that magical time of year. The time when football is on almost every hour of every weekend from now to January... and you know what I like more than watching football? I like drifting off to sleep while a football game slowly lulls me into a post lunch coma.
However, it is impossible to take a nap with a four year old poking you in the ribs with her bony finger!