Category: Parenting

Evil Cleaning

Evil Cleaning: (e-vhol /klēning/) verb/present participle: Picking up toys while you are too disgruntled to put them in the toy box, and throw them in the trash can instead.

Bathroom Snob

Go to the bathroom, yes. Play in the bathroom, yes. Report to his teacher that he went potty, yes. ACTUALLY pee-pee in the potty? Nope.

School Supplies Worksheet (Re-Post)

It’s time to buy school supplies.  This year, five kids are in public school, and we have a boat load of pencils to buy. We were forced to get organized, so we made a School Supplies Worksheet. Get Organized With so many lists, we have to consolidate school supplies in order to make the trip

Parenting Mantra: Power over Stress

My four year old had a major smear in his undies one day. I told him he needed a bath because his butt smelled. He begged me not to wash his hair, because (and I quote), "I didn't stick my head in my butt."

Summer Chores: Privileges for Points

I took a few minutes and thought about what was most important (to me) to have the kids accomplish on a daily basis. Of course, chores was on the top of my list, but I also wanted the kids to read, do something healthy, help cook, etc.