We want to pretend that we don’t see color, and we even brag that we don’t; but let’s be honest, we do! It’s not seeing the color differences in skin that causes the problems… … More Our Children and Racism
“I’ve run into burning buildings as a New York City firefighter, pulled swimmers from 40-foot waves as a big-wave surf rescuer, and taught Navy SEALs how to maneuver watercraft in open ocean. Even so, I will tell you that being a stay-at-home dad is an intense job.”…” I’m not doing mom stuff-I’m raising my kids…I get irritated when friends announce that their husbands are home ‘babysitting.’ They’re not! They’re caring for their kids. … More When Dads Stay Home
Okay, as I’ve babysat through the years I’ve found such a difference in the genders, and it is nearly in all children; yes there are the exceptions but as a whole little girls, I’ve found, are amazingly controlling. Not in a bad way, so to speak, but in a way that lets you know … More Little Girls…Wow!
You walk into a room and this is what you see. Your little boy rough housing with your fairly new baby, or his stuffed animal; something. Little boys just can’t stop themselves. Of course I am generalizing and there are exceptions to this but for the most part I rarely babysit a little boy … More Our Little Boys
It’s that time of year. It is a time filled with bitter-sweetness. Sweet because your worries about how to take care of your children while you work is gone until 3 pm or so, gone is the need for transportation during the day to camps, swimming, activities, etc., gone is the worry about if the … More Chaos Ensues Back To School