Home / Family (page 22)


Yes, We Take Away Our 5-Year-Old’s Privileges

You may all see the sweet face, eyeglasses, dimples, and low cut hair on the photos I share online of our son, A.J.,  and think to yourself, “He’s so cute.” Yes, he is quite adorable. (Although I question it when he wakes at 6 a.m. most days.) But what I …

Read More »

The Unexpected Meltdown at the Library

Awww the lazy days of summer where you relax with your children by the pool. Each day is filled with fun and silliness. Your family collapses into a delightful slumber at the end of a memorable and exhilarating day. Unless……you have the day that I had.   My week started …

Read More »

When Your Child is Old Enough, But Still Not Ready

For the last five years, A.J. has attended mostly half-day preschools. They were the perfect mix of affordable play and child care, then he’d come home for an afternoon nap and we’d hang out until bath time and bed time. Then this year. It happened. A.J. turned 5 years old …

Read More »