Category: Parenting

The wiggly tooth that drove everyone crazy

Our son is now missing three baby teeth, but I can’t really say he “lost” any of them. Two were yanked by the dentist (they were interfering with adult teeth trying to grow in) and the third was yanked by yours truly during a…

What’s the “right” bedtime for kids?

Our kids are almost two years apart but have always had the same bedtime. It’s easier on us that way and the Berenstain Bears do it so it must be OK.

Indoor solutions for ‘Mom, I’m bored!’

As much as I remind my children, “only boring people get bored,” they still complain of boredom — especially during the summer when they don’t have school, their usual activities are on hiatus and many of their friends are away at their cottages. If…