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My Holiday Calendar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheryl Demas

by Cheryl Demas You’ve probably seen the calendars Martha Stewart publishes. She graciously shares her schedule with us so we can all use it to help us plan our holidays. […]

Gentlemen! Start Your Engines!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

Yesterday I took my four-year-old daughter, Delaney, grocery shopping with me. The store had those cute little kiddy carts that make preschoolers feel grown-up and helpful. But by the glazed […]

Skiing

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

My children, apparently feeling I was not receiving enough derision in my diet, somehow talked me into going snow skiing a few weeks ago. Skiing is mostly a matter of […]

Apparatus Advantage

February 12th, 2013 posted by Bob Schwartz

Just Like Dad Kids Shenanigans Great Things to Do That Mom and Dad Will Just Barely Approve Of/Book and Whoopie More Fun * Dad’s Little Instruction Booklet * Magnetic Poetry […]

Monkey See, Monkey Do

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

It’s easy to agree that setting a good example for our children is important. We can also agree that setting a good example has its’ price. I choke down tofu […]

What’s In A Name

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” This may be true in the botany kingdom, but when it comes […]

Father’s Day 101

February 12th, 2013 posted by Eric Ruhalter

Anyone will tell you, becoming a father is a learning process. There are things, though, that you can’t read in a book or hear from your parents or even Oprah. […]

Sign on the Door

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

by W. Bruce Cameron From a sign I recently posted to my teenage daughter’s bedroom door: Welcome to your room! Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with these […]

Accident Report

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Guess Who Didn’t Take a Nap? : A Baby Blues Collection (Baby Blues Scrapbook No 3) In the third collection of this heartwarming strip, parents Wanda and Darryl are bewildered […]

Mom’s Time-out Is Too Nerve Wracking

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Barker

by Lisa Barker I just wanted a LITTLE break. Not that ‘me time’ that is so fashionable these days, just a bathroom break. Can’t a grown woman go to the […]

Twas the Night for Assembling

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Not a creature was stirring, except me and my spouse The stockings were empty, no presents were wrapped We were […]

Fashion Or Fiction

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

Giving birth to my daughter prompted me to evaluate myself. Much to my dismay, this in-depth analysis revealed a mix of 15% worrywart, 22% night owl and (gasp) 63% cellulite. […]

Scapegoat Santa

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

Move over Lee Majors, there’s a new Fall Guy in town and he answers to the name of Claus, Santa Claus. He won’t be taking the plunge from a 40-story […]

A Pubescent Plague

February 12th, 2013 posted by Keith J. MacDonald

The world is truly becoming a frightful place to live. Almost daily we are exposed to a fresh new array of life-threatening dangers … like for instance, that hideous rumor […]

Mom! Everybody Else Has ______!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Becky Irico

I love outdoor Christmas lights; on other people’s houses. This is not a scientific study or anything, but it seems to me the grandest Christmas displays are by those who […]

The Survival of the Field Trip Fittest

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cindy Appel

Summer isn’t quite the same anymore. What with the invention of year-round schools (an evil plot devised by slave-driving bosses to keep children out of working parents’ hair as much […]

Daughters Driving

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

My daughters are driving. Let me explain what this means. It means that two teenage girls whose primary method of observation is “distraction” are out there aiming tons of metal […]

Revenge of the Rock-Hating Teen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe

Best of Simon & Garfunkel Kids Shenanigans Great Things to Do That Mom and Dad Will Just Barely Approve Of/Book and Whoopie More Fun * Dad’s Little Instruction Booklet * […]

A Dog’s Diary

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter What if your dog were a better writer than W. Bruce? Not too hard to imagine, is it? Maybe while you’re out […]

Mission Impossible

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

After twelve weeks of hearing “I’m bored” and “It’s too hot to play outside,” I am more than ready to send my little angels back to school. As the first […]

The Proverbial Daughter

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

My teenage daughter often asks for me to help her with her homework. In this case, “to help” means “to do,” as in, “Could you help me finish this report […]

Confessions of a Holiday Fake

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jean Reidy

It all started with the tree. I never liked Charlie Brown’s tree. I only liked Snoopy’s. Blame it on years of inhaling evergreen-scented artificial snow fumes, but I find no […]

Real Life 101

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

While agonizing with my son over his junior year elective choices, I found myself reminiscing about the high school lessons I had learned, and which of them actually transferred into […]

Letter to the Principal

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Office of the Principal Shawnee Mission East High School Shawnee Mission, Kansas (Mr. Cameron: As a courtesy — you are, after all, an alumnus of this school — we are […]

The Adventures of Montgomery Moose

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Guess Who Didn’t Take a Nap? : A Baby Blues Collection (Baby Blues Scrapbook No 3) In the third collection of this heartwarming strip, parents Wanda and Darryl are bewildered […]

Cats Provide Cheap Entertainment

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Barker

by Lisa Barker Do you remember those Saturday mornings when you were a kid and watched Bugs Bunny cartoons until noon? Do you remember the really, really large pink bunny […]

Playpen Politics

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

Since joining the ranks of the “bathrobe executives”, as my husband affectionately refers, I’ve noticed how seldom I socialize. So, when I received an invitation to host this week’s Mommy […]

Laundry Day

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Guess Who Didn’t Take a Nap? : A Baby Blues Collection (Baby Blues Scrapbook No 3) In the third collection of this heartwarming strip, parents Wanda and Darryl are bewildered […]

Thanksgiving, No Holds Barred

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kellie Head

Every Thanksgiving, my husband and I beam across the table at each other, thankful for our lovely family, our health and our good fortune, completely unaware of the “What I […]

Business Memos to my Child

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

Guess Who Didn’t Take a Nap? : A Baby Blues Collection (Baby Blues Scrapbook No 3) In the third collection of this heartwarming strip, parents Wanda and Darryl are bewildered […]

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