Posts Tagged: Mom

Introducing Star Wars to the Kidlets

Oh dear. Everything seems to be happening on St Patrick’s Day. I’ll be at Wondercon that day, and already I’ve been invited to a baby shower and a birthday party. Not to mention that I’m missing Sportive Tricks in Long Beach. (Go, Southern California people, go!) But I’m going to Wondercon. I’m going to make

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Everyone Else is a Better Parent

If you’ve been lurking around the internet this week, odds are you’ve seen the article “French Parents are Superior” in which Pamela Druckerman claims to have found the secret to raising obedient children. It’s the latest in a long line of books and posts that try to say you’re doing it wrong. They don’t necessarily

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Who are you and what did you do with my sons?

I admit, I’m not the strictest of parents. While I don’t put up with a lot of whining, I have not made a firm stance against messes. I was a kid once, I know that messes are part of playtime. Of course, I’m a bit of a slob myself, and admit that I don’t necessarily

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Julie Bowen, I get you.

Julie Bowen of Modern Family is coming under fire for her very candid comments on being a mother. At the Governor’s Ball last night, Bowen had this to say to US Magazine: “If I wasn’t a mom, I think it’d be harder to understand what it is to live with a child and hate and

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What I Did For Love (and for a few hours alone)

Today was the Little Kidlet’s second day of school. I dropped him off, and while he was shy in the new class, he wanted me to leave. Then I came to pick him up. He was in tears (he’d just had a fight with a kid over a toy) and I was asked to pick

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Children shouldn’t live in a bubble.

Every day I look at the BlogHer ad bar in the sidebar of my site to see if any of my blog posts are linked. And then I click on the post titles I find interesting. So when I saw “Why do we freak out about Bratz, but not violent video games?” I was intrigued.

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Confessions of the Parental kind

This post is for parents and those who plan to have kids. For my childless friends, or those who come for the food and pictures.. don’t bother reading. I’m going to be talking about potty training. I should say upfront that I am a lazy mother. I do not schedule our days, in and out.

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Crib Recalls

Once upon a time, I wanted to start a blog called The Wired Mom. Both because I’m constantly wired on caffeine and well, plugged in to gadgets. Since this blog has been more or less successful for me, I think I’ll add it as a regular feature here. Today is a very serious post for

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