"Clothing tags, Daylight Savings Time, high fructose corn syrup, screens of the television, movie or computer ilk, cats who do not purr enough, children who do not like pokemon enough, shoes with the wrong straps. This child is ruined by any number…"
"When I read the title of this thread, I didn't even imagine you meant this kind of sleepover! Ha ha.
In some places in the US parents can be prosecuted for allowing minor children to have sex in their house. Contributing the delinquency…"
"I remember potty training seeming like a much bigger deal before we tried it than the reality ever was. Someone suggested I buy one of those handheld carpet shampoo thingies, and it did get used! Only a few times for pee though. I have heard that…"
"While it is brave of the mom to admit this and write this so honestly I can't help but to hate her a little. All parents of special needs kids know that we have a grieving process, I'll admit that I read that Holland vs. Italy…"
"My parents are Easter Catholics... They did try to get all involved with educating The Miniature about all things Catholic for a minute but I told them in no uncertain terms that he's going to know about all religions, raised in an atheist…"
"I like how you've advised your daughter, too many people fear teen dating to a degree that they end up shaming them or pushing the kid to secrecy. This is healthy, she is open and talking to you about this stuff and asking for your help…"
"The Miniature has only ever gone out of town to see family. I don't really consider those vacation either, it's a trip even though we have to spend a few nights in a hotel and drive 6 hours. We have had a couple in-town mini vacations when…"
"Oh, I should say... I'm very happy with the way things worked out. I love The Mister a million times more than I did when we first met, same with The Miniature. I also love being a sahm, it isn't boring. I love homeschooling, it isn't…"
"Ultimatums can bite you in the ass, but sometimes they are effective! Once I met a woman with six kids spread over about 5 years and I remarked that her diaper bill must have sucked. She claimed that she just told the kid in diapers while she was…"
"OHHHHH My god. How did I miss this?! That kid is totally awesome. Anybody who has ever met a toddler knows they can be amazing mimics, especially with and adoring audience cheering them on. My friend's little (teen) sister had a baby who could…"