Bullying … or Kids Being Kids?

Sandra Bullock told the Huffington Post on bullying that when she would return to school from Europe, she looked like a clown compared to the cool way the other students looked and dressed.  “So I got my ass whooped a little bit … Kids are mean, and the sad thing is that I can still […]

The Dark Side of Sunscreen

  Whoever invented spray sunscreen was a genius. I know many of you moms and dads would agree. No more lathering up our fidgety kids, itching to get in the water, with all that thick white stuff that takes at least 120 rubs before Casper disappears and a child re-emerges.   A few long puffs […]

Could Your Kid Be Any Happier? Thankfully, Yes!

Ever since our kids started talking, we’ve had this bedtime gratitude ritual (among many others) that goes something like this: What’s your “rose” for the day? I made a fort with Mimi. And what’s your “thorn?” You made me take it down. We still use this rose/thorn routine as a form of prayer or contemplation […]