Teens and Preteens
Mom Confessions: The Strangest Thing I've Found in My Purse Was...
A mom needs to be prepared for any situation that might arise when she's away from the house. So sometimes, her purse can feel like an abyss of strange items--from toys to teeth.
Mom Confessions: Lies I've Told My Kids
Admit it. We've all told little white lies to our children. Here are some laugh-out-loud-worthy fibs moms have told their children.
tell my 4-year old that Chuck E. Cheese is only open for birthday parties . -That his favorite cartoon, Thomas, the train has gone to bed. Ah, silence. -That using the vacuum cleaner enhances his karate skills. The carpet is always clean. -I told my child she was allergic to seafood because she kept eating
Mom Confessions: Parenting Rules I Thought I'd Keep
These moms thought they had everything planned out. Then reality hit, and they realized sometimes you just need to toss the rule book and go with your gut to get through the day.
my kids go hungry, so I end up making the grilled cheese, peanut butter and jelly sandwich or Mac and Cheese anyway. We said we never give our kids technology at restaurants to keep them occupied. Now, at the first peep we hand over the i-Pads. -No fast food . I don't remember how long I held out but I can tell you it got shorter with each kid. -I said I'd
Mom Confessions: My Latest Parenting Fail
Every now and then, it's OK to have a parenting fail. Moms tells us about some of the bad-parenting moments they've had recently.
later on Saturday mornings. -I've done it all. I let my kids ride bikes indoors, throw balls inside the house and wear PJs all day long. -It was hot out and I really didn't feel like cooking. So I brought home dairy cream ice cream for dinner.
Mom Confessions: If I Could Spend a Day Without My Kids I Would…
Being a mom is a full-time job and most of us wouldn't have it any other way,but some additional "me time" would be nice every once in a while. These moms dream about how they would spend 24 hours without their little ones.
without my kids, I would-- -Stay in bed, read a book and drink coffee without having to reheat it a hundred times. -Poop in peace. -Watch something besides Bubble Guppies or Spongebob. -Sleep and have sex. Maybe in that order, maybe not. Who knows? -Rest my voice. -Go jet skiing , get lost and find a private island somewhere and run around naked while I get tanned. -Take a long enough shower to