Tag Archives: PYHO

The way to a Teenage boy’s heart

Or….How to connect with your teenage son via fast food and T.V. I am always looking for ways to bond with my teenager. Teenage boys are sometimes moody, somewhat secretive and hermit like…..Or maybe it’s just my son. 14 must be a rough age to have an actively engaged parent. I did not have very …

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My kids are giving up Gambling, for Lent.

My kids are addicted to gambling. They don’t consider it gambling, but it is. Every (E.V.E.R.Y.) time we go to a store with a crane machine, no matter how crappy the toys are, my kids literally drool at the sight of the kid-centric gambling machines. When I was young, we played a lot of video …

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Memories Captured: My Amazing Children.

Time passes so quickly. Yesterday, in my mind, you were 4 and 2. Buzz Lightyear and Minnie Mouse were very important to you. You loved Mac & Cheese. Hugs and Kisses were your preferred currency. Today you are 14 and 12. Video Games and Sleep overs are very important to you. You still love Mac …

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I’m a elementary school Room-Mom stuck in a middle school world

Right about now, Elementary School Room-Moms all over the United States are gearing up for the big, blow out, elementary school bash known as “The Holiday Party”. They are hard at work setting up the party snacks, prepping the party activities and planning out the teacher gifts. This was my life for 7 years, and …

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G is for Gray or is it Grey?

I don’t mean to go all Sesame Street on you fine folks…seriously…but The whole gray ~vs~ grey thing has always confused me. Two words, one meaning…which you say depends on where you live. In the United States…we use the word gray, in the United Kingdom it’s grey. Same meaning, different spelling. I prefer grey. Okay, …

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Things I shouldn’t say, according to my teen…

It’s rough being the parent of a teen.  The emotional ups and downs. The judgement.  The sighs. Teenagers are strange creatures.  They grumble and grump about.  They are an interesting mixture of child and adult-ish person. Parenting a teen is hard Yo. For Reals. I’m weird, according to my teen.  Yep, it’s true.  My 13 …

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