If You Want to Babysit Our Kids, You’ll Have to Sign This Contract

When we had four babies at home it was imperative that we have a mature, responsible babysitter. Someone who could formula feed. And change multiple diapers. And put kids in cribs. And microwave hot dogs. But now that these kids are practically grown, the only reason we need a babysitter is so that they don't kill each other. So without further ado.... Dear Future Sitter, If you'd like the honor of babysitting for us there are a couple of ground rules we need to cover. -Our oldest child is in…

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Getting My Daughter to Understand that Bad Moms are Real Moms

My kids love to watch videos on the computer. My oldest daughter is particularly obsessed with videos made by super moms. The ones that paint their lives perfect on their fresh internet canvas. At first I didn't mind her watching them. They were innocent enough. There were no swear words. There was no nudity. There was no yelling. There was no violence. Until I realized, there was no reality to any of it. This started to really bother me. She thinks she's growing up in this dysfunctional house and that…

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