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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 […]

Paternal Proclamations

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 […]

It’s Not My Fault

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

I now have three teenagers under my roof. This is not my fault. It can’t be my fault, because with teenagers, nothing is anybody’s fault. Stuff just happens for no […]

Summertime: The Mosquitoes are the Least of it

February 12th, 2013 posted by ParentingHumor.com

Basic Flavorings; Olive Oil Babies and Other Hazards of Sex : How to Make a Tiny Person in Only 9 Months With Tools You Probably Have Around the Home Summer […]

Birth of a Hamster

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 […]

My Parent’s Conversation

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

As a general rule, I prefer to talk to my parents singly, alone, and briefly. However, since they are, after all, married, I sometimes can’t avoid a conversation with the […]

How to Survive the Birthday Party Circuit – Or Not

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debra Garfinkle

I’ve been to 100 parties this year. It seems like 100, anyway. I was invited to none of them. They were for my 100 children. It seems like 100, anyway. […]

Stupid Pets For Sale (humor)

February 12th, 2013 posted by Bruce Cameron

  For Sale: All Cameron pets, including two rabbits – – oops, make that six rabbits. These rabbits consume several pounds of pellets a week in order to produce several […]

Battle of the Generations, Round One

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Barker

by Lisa Barker Why do kids push buttons and then have the nerve to look surprised when you ground them? It’s Monday and already I can tell that the rest […]

My Mother’s Garden

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

I can’t think of anything that would tempt me to try to grow a vegetable garden. In my opinion, if God had intended people to be gardeners, he wouldn’t have […]

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