Tag Archive for 'raising kids'

Little A turned 3 recently, and a neighbor gave her a precious Melissa & Doug fairy princess coloring pad and some markers. She’s been obsessed. She comes in from her activities and immediately sets to coloring. She’ll stay there for an hour or so and invite the rest of us to come color with her. […]

This isn’t going to be one of those posts where I tell you to put down your cellphone because “they’re only little once.” I have three kids, and sometimes the first eight minutes on the playground represent┬áthe only chunk of the day that I have to return phone calls, emails and texts without someone screaming, […]