Recent Posts by Me and Meg
My daughter thinks she is a boy.
I realized the chances of her being a tomboy were quite high, what with two older brothers and all.
I have absolutely no issue with that, except for where clothing is concerned.
I want her to be a tomboy in girlie clothing - is there even such a thing? I was hoping she would want to run around, get dirty, climb trees and wrestle all the while wearing a cute dress with her hair in beautiful pigtails. But it would seem, she has a different plan.
Last summer I could dress her in anything and she was down with it. In fact, it was actually a point of pride as I...
Enlightenment. Don’t you wish that every morning you woke up to the sweet sounds of singing birds (or just silence), where you could spend fifteen, even five minutes looking inward and evaluating your choices? You know, reflecting on how yesterday’s meltdown could have been avoided.
When the day starts going pear-shaped, wouldn’t it be wondrous to have the presence of mind to actually stop and breathe, and keep yourself centered?
As mothers, we should pump the brakes and slow down; figure out how not to lose our mind at every turn. Let’s get real, how many of us do this? Whether you stay...
If such a class exists (which I'm most certain it does) I hope a tiny little five-year-old is teaching it. They have the sales gig down.
At some stage we have all had a sales job and what many of us don't realize, is that, we are always selling ourselves. This is especially true if you have kids. The thing is, for as much as we are trying to "sell them" on the virtues of manners, discipline, listening etc, kids are the ones making the major deals.
Let me give you an example. The setting: My mother's pool. I have just plucked my three out of the water. I feel that, after three...