Parenting Perspective

Tales of a Not-So-SuperMom: The Power of Perspective

Tales of a Not-So-SuperMom: The Power of Perspective

from the pages of the September 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here!  Picture this:  very loud preschool age kiddo in upstairs bathroom, door wide open.  Me, nowhere near upstairs bathroom.  Melodic announcement descends the staircase…. “Oh Mooooom?! (pause) I have a surprise for you! (pause, louder) My pooooop! (pause, […]

Everyone’s a Winner…Maybe not the worst thing ever?

Everyone’s a Winner…Maybe not the worst thing ever?

Call me crazy—my kids do, but I have some mixed feelings on this make-sure-everyone-gets-a-medal, award or ribbon thing we’ve got going on.  I guess you could call me a realist. In life and in baseball there are clearly winners and losers.  However as I sat and watched my boys at a swim meet 11-hours from […]