Category Archives: Parenting

How things change: Candy Cigarettes


  Chocolate cigarettes were quite popular in the 80s… What a terrible idea!  

How Things Change: Start Cola Earlier!

Start Cola Earlier

How Things Change: Beer Benefits Baby!

Beer Benefits Baby!

My two year old beats up on her boyfriend


  My not yet two year old daughter is in an abusive relationship. And while I somewhat jest here, abusive relationships are no laughing matter. People in abusive relationships often show patterns of abuse going back many years, across many relationships, whether they are the perpetrator or the victim. Where does it start? When can it start?…

5 steps to unspoil your child after the holidays

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The holidays are over. You’ve cleared out the tree, taken down the decorations, escorted all your relatives out of the house, gawked at your latest credit card bill and implemented your latest attempt at New Year’s resolutions. Now all that’s left is to turn your children back into the well behaved and polite human beings…