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How Young Is Too Young for Video Games?

My 5-year-old has a DS. There—I said it. And, no, today is not Friday. Because, this is not a Mom Fail. I have witnessed many “discussions” about the appropriate age for a video game system—both online and off. The bottom line is, what is an isn’t appropriate for a child depends on the child and—wait […]

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The One Where My Oldest Does My Job

I sometimes feel bad for my oldest daughter. I find myself putting things on her that are my job. She is the typical oldest child; very mature and responsible. She is very caring and loves to help people. I find myself taking advantage of it sometimes. She is very organized and neat and likes things […]

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Thinking Thursday: On Sibling Similarities & Differences

I don’t believe there is a day that goes by without the following thought: How is it possible that two kids with the same parents, raised in the same home, could be so completely different? I have two girls that are less than three years apart. They look almost exactly the same; in fact, I […]

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