Queen of the Flies

The flies were so thick in the house that I gave up yelling at the kids to shut the door. Instead, I hoped the principle of osmosis applied to flies, too, and that they would diffuse outside where they were far less concentrated. The fly situation was so extreme that a rare houseguest commented: “I […]

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Top Ten Ways Dining Out with a Toddler is Like a Bad Date

Top Ten Ways Dining Out with a Toddler is Like a Bad Date 10. They always make you late. 9. When you get to the restaurant, they complain–loudly–about how they’re TIRED of this place. 8. They are bad listeners. During dinner, they talk only about themselves. 7. They sometimes take their shirts off and dance […]

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The Fix

The urge starts to build up in his blood. The need shakes him, wakes him. The hunger is overwhelming, but he knows how to fix it. He knows how to get his fix.   He knows just where to find his connection. He stumbles out of bed. The urge builds to a siren call. He […]

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Copy Kids DVD Contest Winner: Damn Good Mom

The winner of the Copy Kids DVD Giveaway is Emily, at Damn Good Mom. Not only does she have to trick her child to eat veggies, she has to trick herself.  She IS a damn good mom.

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