I made a startling discovery about my 10 year-old and 7 year-old daughters. They don’t really know how to use the telephone. Ok, technically, they know how to turn it on and make a call, as my youngest aptly demonstrated when she and a friend cooked up a scheme to call 911. Yep, there’s nothing … Continue reading Why Do My Kids Hate the Home Phone Line?
To snuggle or not to snuggle: that is the question on my mind. “Mom, will you snuggle with me?” my ten-year-old will ask, her arms outstretched from her bed, as I turn to leave her dark room. “Not tonight, sweetie.” That’s the answer I’ve been giving her all too often these days, even though I … Continue reading What I Don’t Want to Regret as a Mom
Well, we’ve been having some interesting family discussions over dinner recently. Topics have included: marijuana, driver reaction time after consuming alcohol, how nicotine stains your fingers; the intense pain caused by tasering; bras and body hair. One night, we even examined diagrams of male and female reproductive organs. “Those are the ovaries that produce eggs,” … Continue reading Sex Talk at the Family Dinner Table – and I Couldn’t Be Happier about It!