It's a fine line between scratching things off our to-do list and constantly being available when the little people need us.
There are so many things she needs to become strong for.
I was fuming. No one had ever treated my severely handicapped daughter and me in such a cruel manner.
Did someone say “sale?” I’m there! It’s moments like this when I realize that I am truly my mother’s daughter. ???? It’s that time of year again. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (I LOVE THE DANCING ON THEIR WEBSITE) is happening right now. Show More Summary
Her two teenage daughters are fighting over the same boy. by Dan Savage I'm a reader in Kansas with two teenage daughters, 16 and 18. My girls recently met a boy where they work and both took an interest in him. The 18-year-old was devastated that he was more interested in her younger sister. Show More Summary
I was just demonstrating, for my rapt daughters, the old “UN… EWWW… EEEEE… AWWWW” way of counting off the beginning of a song, and I think that if any band deserves such a count-off before every song, it’s Dauðyflin. These three-gals-and-0ne-guy AREN’T MESSING AROUND. Show More Summary
My husband and I make big kids. I'm average height, but my husband is 6'3", and he's transferred his stature to our offspring. My 6-year-old daughter is already in clothes built for 8-year-olds, and my 3-year-old son? Well, let's just...Show More Summary
When my daughter was 6 weeks old, I knew something was not right. She had eczema, screaming fits after feedings, persistent bright red diaper rash, and very unusual digestive sounds (I won’t get too graphic). As a new mom, I was already exhausted and confused at how things could already be going so wrong. After […]
Ann Poirier is a mom of a 1-year-old who didn’t want to be away from her daughter 10 hours a day anymore. So she decided to work from home. “When I had my daughter a year-and-a-half ago, I decided that I wanted to stay home with her, but I still wanted to stay involved in...
Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been with my husband for 25 years, married for 19. We have three kids (21,18,13). After having my last daughter, something changed with me. I want sex all the time. The problem is, it’s like I have to beg my husband for sex. Most of the time it’s like I’m Keep Reading ?
It's a shame that these didn't exist when my daughter was a little girl. I think she would have loved playing with them. Why? Because these unusual dolls have removable organs. Designed for 4 to 12 year olds, Anatomic Anna and Andy are...Show More Summary
Some kids want to grow up to be pro basketball players or astronauts; my daughter on the other hand wants... The post How “Good Advice” by Parents Turns out to Be Bad for Children appeared first on Lifehack. Antiquated parental advice may be doing more harm than good to our children.
My wife and daughter have spent the summer in Asia and I have spent every other weekend visiting them. On my final trip back to Asia to bring them home, we re-visited Vietnam, this time trying Hanoi for the first time. While we were there, we wanted to stay in a truly historic hotel, in […] The post Review: Hilton Hanoi Opera appeared first on Live and Let's Fly.
My elder daughter should take some of the credit, or blame, for getting me to start reading again as if there might be a tomorrow, when I was ready to settle down on my deathbed and read nothing but the Bible. She had all of PatrickShow More Summary
My daughter gave me an Amazon Kindle Fire, which is lovely, but I've now read all the books she downloaded. How do I browse the Kindle store and buy a new one? And once I do, how do I download it onto my Kindle device? The post How do I buy a book on my Amazon Kindle? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
One of the things about living in Japan that I've been constantly amazed by are the little details that are added to things. My daughter for instance is obsessed with nori - and we found these at the supermarket!Not only does she love nori, but she also loves all things Disney right now. Show More Summary
First some context – I am a 68-year-old man who started doing OTF Labor Day weekend 2015 (thanks to my daughter). I had lost 35-40 pounds 2 years previously, and had kept them off. I was running regularly prior to OTF. OTF attracted me because I saw that the workouts would complement my running and […]
If you've read any of my previous columns, you've probably noticed that I prefer to impart life lessons by telling stories. While this is a practice that drives my teenage daughters crazy, it has been effective for me in getting my point across. Show More Summary
Small town pastors are doing big things for God’s Kingdom. I recently introduced my daughter to the 2006 Pixar movie Cars. Sorry, if I’m ruining the movie for anyone, but it has been out since 2006, so tough. The movie follows a race car named Lightning McQueen who ends up stranded in a small town off Route 66 called Radiator Springs. Show More Summary
My older daughter and I both like to sketch. We sometimes go the the Art Directors Guild's figure drawing sessions here in Los Angeles on Tuesday nights (only $10!) or we sit on the floor of her room and sketch whatever we want. (I like...Show More Summary