Will my Daughters Remember Me at my Best or my Worst?

It was not my best moment. When my daughters began loudly squealing and crying while the Hubster was on a conference call, I erupted into a “wag and shout” – wagging my finger in their faces while shouting at them. Well, except since the Hubster was on the phone, I didn’t raise my voice. Instead, …

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No, I’m Not Smarter than a 5th Grader

The day I’ve dreaded has arrived. My 10-year-old daughter brought math questions home from school that I struggled to answer. I drew a complete blank on how to calculate the perimeter of a rectangle. Yep, I can now conclusively answer the question, “Are you smarter than a fifth grader?” No. No, I am not. My …

Fifty Shades of Parenthood – The Truth about Sex after Kids

Christian and Anastasia Grey.......After the Children Little Charlie on my hip, I’m shouting at Teddy and Phoebe to stop hitting each other when Christian arrives home from work....late. “Cripes, we’ve got only 20 minutes to get to Teddy and Phoebe’s soccer practise,” I say, annoyed. “Can’t Taylor take them?” says Christian. He looks tired. His …