When Is A Popsicle More Than Just A Popsicle?

No, I’m not talking about anything Freudian. For my husband and me, the Popsicles that I bought yesterday have become a source of contention. My husband and I used to fight about one thing only: money. We’d have skirmishes here and there about other things, but if I were to list our top ten biggest…

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My Son Loves Baby Books

My son Jake is six. He’s reading way above grade level in school, top of his class. And yet, when he’s home, he always picks picture-laden books from his sister’s shelf. Granted, most of them used to belong to him, so they’re familiar and comforting. He’s read them so many times he has them memorized….

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My Kids Are Beating The Crap Out Of Each Other

Have you ever wanted to knock your kids’ heads together? I’m talking pick them up by the scruff of the neck, bonk their heads together, and say (in a heavily-accented Goodfella’s voice), “What’s the matter with you?” My kids have always had their little scuffles. They’re siblings, I get it, I expect it. But for…

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