Being parents Archive

A Re-Blog: Canned Peaches

Kelly Jude Melerine author behind Squeeze The Spaceman Taco has once again managed to move me with his post on the innocence of a child. In this case, his own young adult child Cade, who doesn’t, wouldn’t and

When Monkeys Talk

Kids are sponges, they say. They adapt easily, they say.  Can be very resilient, they say. No inhibitions, they say. All true. They are bloody monkeys too, I say. I know so. I know 2 of them.

Squirt Turns 5

Dear Squirt, What?! 5 already? Get back in here. In my tummy. NOW. GrubbsnCritters© Sheeesh…! 2 years ago when we celebrated your sister’s 5th birthday, you just turned 3. That didn’t seem too long ago. This is

Eavesdropping Spud: It’s Not Real!

Sometimes when I get on a chatter mode with my kids, I tend to have the tendency to spin my stories. Not spinning as in lying outright in the most horrible way. Rather, I spin my stories

Raising A Bully

Dear Mister-Father-in-the-train-defending-your-boys: We shared the same carriage you and I, last weekend. In fact, my daughter and I were seated back-to-back to where you were seated and right in front of me sat my husband as well