Thanks For The Memories. Now Get Lost, Caillou.

Last night, as part of her usual “settle down for bedtime” routine, my daughter asked for Sprout and wished aloud that it be time for Caillou. It was. It never fails; it’s always time for Caillou. Allow me to get this out of the way right now. I genuinely, very strongly dislike the pint-sized complainer. I can’t think … Continue Reading

How Do You Know Your Kids Really Feel Your Love?

Do you ever wonder if your children feel your love? I mean really feel it. Often when I look at one of mine, I wonder if they can feel the swell of my heart at that moment. Okay, so my 17 year-old scary-teenage-know-it-all son isn’t thinking about how I love him when I’m in his … Continue Reading

What To Do and Not Do When You Go To Disney

The Imperfect Mom’s Guide: What To Do When You Go To Disney World Do take your young daughter shopping for her princess dress immediately. You’ll have a lot less laundry when you get home. And you’ll get to sit down on a full bus when the driver announces, “Everyone, be on your best royal behavior… … Continue Reading