#TBT: Where the H@## Did He Learn That?

5 Mar

In honor of #TBT (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

A few nights ago, after a particularly difficult couple of days of arguing with Ben – about his grades, his homework habits, writing his Bar Mitzvah thank you notes and 23 other things, he announced to his grandparents and aunt, who were over for dinner, “I think my mom has had her period for a whole year, she’s so bitchy.” It was so funny and outrageous, that instead of getting even madder at him, I burst out laughing.

And this, I’m afraid, is the problem. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

3 Mar

KMM - need most love

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Kid-Mit-Ment

27 Feb

Kid Mit Ment #10

#TBT: The Village Voice – Part One: Breaking Up is Hard To Do…..

26 Feb

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

A couple of previous posts of mine The Value of Mom Friends and The Friendship Village, kind of explored who we surround ourselves with. Watching Ben and his buddies negotiate the art of friendships and interacting with my own friends lately has really had this village business on my mind. I thought I’d share a little of what I’ve been thinking…..

While winter seems to rage on and people cannot yet do their early spring cleaning, something in the dust must be making many of us want to do an internal clean up instead…. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

24 Feb

KID-MIT-MENT #6

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Kid-Mit-Ment

20 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #8

#TBT: Ben and His Very First Friend Jack: A Fond Farewell

19 Feb

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

Jack was Ben’s first real friend.

When Ben was born, Jack was already two years old, with the sweetest temperament, the most beautiful gingery hair (much like Ben’s) and an instant protective love for Ben. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

18 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #11

The Gossip – No Gossip Challenge

17 Feb

Have you ever gotten off the phone with a friend and wanted to take back half of what you said? Maybe you wished you were more positive about someone or something, or you repeated a conversation you had with another friend in confidence? Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

13 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #7