When Should Boys Use Public Restrooms Alone?

When you’re the mom of a boy of a certain age, you begin to wonder when and if they should begin using public restrooms alone. Read on to learn all about how Boy Wonder forced my hand at premature bathroom independence at age 9, along with my thoughts on how old is too old for […]

My Sons’ 12 Rules for Dating

When I think about my sons dating, I feel like I want to hurl. Not only because of the obvious dangers of casual teenage sex, but because teenage boys are stupid. Too young to know love from lust, funny from offensive, and often, respectful from disrespectful. I also worry about their tender hearts. I know, […]

20 Things I Want My Sons to Know About Women

I’m a woman who knows a lot of women. I’d like to think these impressive credentials make me overwhelmingly qualified to teach my sons the truth about women. As the mom of two sons, I spend a lot of time thinking (OK, worrying) about how to prepare my sons for life outside the nest, hence […]

10 Reasons Why I Love Mothering Boys

  Obviously I love my sons, they are super awesome people I’m proud to know.  Mothering boys in general is an amazing adventure for which I have so much to be thankful for.Letterman style, here are my Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Mothering Boys: 10.  The dirt.  I am a reformed neat freak, so reformed […]

The Tao of Boys

[Image Credit] Boy Wonder has taught me everything I know about boy wisdom.  I’ve been collecting his “boy-isms” for years now.  This stuff is enlightening, hilarious and often, totally sexist.  Take notes, you’ll be glad you did.  Boys are stronger than girls so they can protect them from people who step on their feet. If […]