Why do I still I wonder why my son throws pillows at the ceiling fan?

This video of Bart creating a shock wave with megaphones while on a class trip sums up my curiosity as a child.  When I wonder why my son throws pillows at the ceiling fan, it's because he is following in his father's footsteps. He's spirited and curious like I was when I was a kid.  … Continue reading Why do I still I wonder why my son throws pillows at the ceiling fan?

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My one true love will always be Hip Hop, except for when my kids are around

My one true love will always be Hip Hop. I listen to it daily and lyrics from artists like the Notorious B.I.G. will sometimes involuntarily pop into my head. “And I feed em gunpowder, so they can devour  The criminals trying to drop my decimals” – Warning  See, there it happened again. I was born in … Continue reading My one true love will always be Hip Hop, except for when my kids are around

“The Psychology of Time” – Useful For Financial Planning and Parenting

I found this Ted Talk so interesting because I believe it's relevant to being a parent. Transcript I: Now lets tempt four-year-olds, giving them a treat. They can have one marshmallow now. But if they wait until the experimenter comes back, they can have two. Of course it pays, if you like marshmallows, to wait. What … Continue reading “The Psychology of Time” – Useful For Financial Planning and Parenting

Never Underestimate The Power Of The SNOTSUCKER!

The NoseFrida SnotSucker has been a crucial piece of hardware in our house for years now. One of my kids is asthmatic and any head cold turns into a chest cold very quickly ,which leads to a whole mess of other issues. Bottom line it sucks. This fairly inexpensive little thing truly is amazing. I recommend … Continue reading Never Underestimate The Power Of The SNOTSUCKER!