Grandparents should have an integral part of their grandkids' lives, but while living far away from relatives using an adopted local grandparent is the best we've got.
Open the hood to a vehicle and I can confirm whether an engine is inside, but after getting becoming a Google mechanic, I can do a bit more than that now--just a bit.
I'm pretty sure after nearly knee capping myself with a child's chair in the pitch black that my kids are trying to kill me.
I was verbally berated, physically assaulted, emotionally defeated throughout my first week in the oil field. However, over the next three months I'd learn a few lessons about parenting while I was in the oil patch.
I've enjoyed every stage of Vivi's maturation, but this stage where the tiniest of things can send her into a ticking toddler time bomb is getting a little old.
Kids are going to push their limits, that's what kids do, but it's worse when the kids know their parents won't stick to any punishments handed out.
My kids' mother has a lot of positive traits that I hope my kids pick up from her.
Honeymoons aren't for everyone. In fact, most people should skip the honeymoon tradition and spend their first days together doing something else.
I've found that teaching my kids can be difficult and can lead to tears, but what should I expect if I continue to use the Socratic Method on them.
Running long distances can be long, difficult, and mostly boring. Joining a running club can fix, well, the mostly boring part of the training.
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