Category Archives: Parenting/Family

In This House We Love

In this house we do not criticize each other. We do not mock each other. We do not point fingers. We do not rehash the past. We do not hold a grudge. We do not ignore each other. We do not lie. We do not expect more of each other than we’re willing to give.… Read More…

Twas the Night Before the Tooth Fairy (with video)

 Twas the night before the Tooth Fairy And all through the house All the creatures were stirring Yes, even the mouse. The children were jumping up and down on their beds, While visions of fairy dust danced in their heads. “Please settle down,” Mommy said with a yawn. “The tooth fairy will come, but not… Read More…

How To Prevent A No-Show Tooth Fairy

I have a confession to make; the Tooth Fairy did not always come to our house when she was supposed to. And since I’m coming clean on this, I must admit there were times when she didn’t come for two nights in a row! Ugh. Blame it on exhaustion, forgetfulness or the economy, when the… Read More…

Face It and Fear Less

Who likes scary movies? I haven’t watched one in years. I absolutely hate to be afraid. The other day a preview came on TV for an upcoming horror flick. You know the kind—it includes a face mask and some ominously silent guy holding a knife over some girl’s head while sh screamed. Normally I’d turn… Read More…