Category Archives: Humor

Some Things Aboot Canada

Some Things Aboot Canada

Last week Dave had to go to Canada on a business trip, and I tagged along because who would turn down a trip to Canada in February? I’d never been to Canada before except for a quick drive across the border way back in 1997. We only live about three hours from the Land of…Continue Reading

What You don’t Understand If You’ve Never Gotten a Kid Ready for School on a Winter Morning

What You don’t Understand If You’ve Never Gotten a Kid Ready for School on a Winter Morning

School mornings are intense. I wake the boys up at 6:30. There isn’t a lot of time. They have to be outside to wait for the bus by 7:20. While they stretch, yawn and drag themselves from their warm cocoons, I fix them a quick breakfast: cereal, toast, scrambled eggs or microwave pancakes. Then they…Continue Reading

How To Be a Ninja Parent

How To Be a Ninja Parent

I’m not a fan of the helicopter parent movement. I don’t think micromanaging my kids’ lives does any of us any favors. I plan on moving to Hawaii in my golden years, and I’m not too keen on taking two 30-something, helpless man-childs with me. I want my boys to learn to thrive and succeed…Continue Reading