My 6-Year-Old’s Guide to Proper Parenting

For all the things your parents were throughout your childhood — kind, supportive, loving — they were also wildly unfair when it came to things like discipline. There were rules. So. Many. Rules. And they were unnecessary! I mean, what did you need all those rules for? You were a good kid. All you wanted to […]

That Time I Broke My Own Parenting Rules in Favor of Fun

I’m normally a stickler for bedtime. I do it as much for my 4-year-old as for my own sanity, but last night this mama was feeling naughty. Both of my kids have been dying to see The Amazing Spider Man (yes, I know it’s rated PG-13, blah, blah, blah) so I packed up the kids […]