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Category Archives: Parenting

How early is too early for sports training?

There’s a sports training program in our town, which costs a pretty penny, that promises state of the art training techniques to improve your child’s athletic performance.  When I first heard about it, I pondered the advantages that money can provide for kids whose families have not only the means, but the desire to spend […]

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A Girlfriend

Tears streamed down my face and I gasped through my sobs. Was someone hurt?  Was there a tragedy? No, I was with my husband and younger two kids watching that wonderful, heart-wrenching drama, Toy Story 3. Uh huh.  It’s true. If you know me, you know I’m not much of a crier.  I choke it […]

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What’s With Boys and Shorts?

During the summer months, my boys wear shorts and short sleeves like most everyone else.  But the summer season is quickly coming to a close around here, and my littlest one insists that he is “so hot,” and must wear shorts. Do you think the schools understand that he’s my third boy?  Do you think […]

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