Category Archives: Parenting Strategies

Lies, Lies and more Lies

My 10 year old daughter has been full of lies lately… well she has always been one to spin a web and lie to get out of trouble but the past few weeks have been one after another. I am … Continue reading

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Teeth

I write this as I sit in the Orthodontics office while Mr. Hockey is in the back getting fitted for braces. Yesterday I sat in the Dentist office with Elastoboy. 2 Weeks ago, I sat in the Orthodontics office with … Continue reading

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When you dig a hole…

I am not going into the specifics… but I have a son who is digging a hole. A very deep hole and rather than digging himself out, he just keeps getting deeper. I am worried about what the next few … Continue reading

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Slowing Down for Christmas

When skating this Thursday afterschool, Mr. Hockey said “Hey Mom, I really like skating with you. It’s nice, relaxing and slow.” Now, I am sure he was commenting on my slow skating as I’m not the best on hockey skates, … Continue reading

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Grumpy Momma

Well, Hubbers is away for some work conferences this week and next and I am on my own  – though he does get to come home for the weekend in between. I’m fighting a bit of a cold, so not … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Calendar Time

The Idea: I mentioned in my last tot school post that I have put together a calendar for Monkey Girl and Electric Lady. The set up that we have is really more advanced than I would typicaly put together for … Continue reading

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Cake and Parenting

This cake was made by my cousin Krissy while she visited last week. I would love to pretend it was made by me… but well… cooking and me just don’t mix. Now as you stare at that lovely cake, imagine … Continue reading

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