The Question

The Question

Part of the reason Lil was never attractive to her kids was because Lil was never happy. Not that Lil consciously understood that fact. Not that the kids understood it until much later in their lives. But looking back on their formative years, the kids collectively agreed on one thing: Lil wasn’t happy and her … Read More

The One About the Reindeer

The One About the Reindeer

Disclaimer: This post isn’t for the wee little beasts, unless you want to answer a few questions that deal with a somewhat more mature subject matter. Two Christmases ago, we bought Zoe and Talia a pair of swants. University of Michigan-themed swants to be exact. What are swants exactly? Pants made of sweater material. Apparently … Read More

Fifteen Year Olds Can Be A**holes, Too

Fifteen Year Olds Can Be A**holes, Too

A little over three years ago now, I wrote a post in response to a HuffPost article I had read by Sarah Fader.  Her original post provided evidence that three-year-old children have the potential to be a**holes. I found Sarah’s writing alluring, humorous, and most importantly, spot on, and felt compelled to answer her. So I countered her … Read More