Category Archives: Humor

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 succeedContinue Reading

When Sheep Attack

When Sheep Attack

We made our annual pilgrimage to the local 4H Fair this weekend. After spending the equivalent of a small country’s entire economy on cotton candy sugar rushes and spins on questionably safe rides, we toured the livestock barns. We were taking in the sounds and smells when a woman behind us yelled in an alarmedContinue Reading

Why You Can’t Stay Up Until 9 o’clock

“Mom, it’s Friday. Can we stay up until nine?” “No.” “But it isn’t a school night.” “Um, well, it was a long week, and you’re extra tired, and I want you to get a good night’s rest because tomorrow is Saturday.” “Yeah, it’s SATURDAY. No school.” “You can’t enjoy your day off if you’re tired.”Continue Reading