parenting

26 Jun Cars 2: Fail

Solo parenting week continues. Next up, I thought it'd be fun to take the kids to see "Cars 2" in the theater. Air conditioning. Popcorn. Animated cars. Rated G. What's not to love?The air conditioning was heavenly. The popcorn yummy. And the manager was really...

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13 Jun orphans

We discovered these little guys in our pool last week, swimming frantically and chirping so loudly the neighbors could hear them next door. The ducklings were separated from their mother. We occasionally see adult ducks in swimming pools around here, but their mama was no...

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10 Jun boys and ballet

. Yesterday I posted this on The Daily B's Facebook page:  Thanks for all the comments and support! I had forgotten this issue was in the news recently when a J.Crew catalog featured Jenna Lyons painting her son's nails. There was some interesting (and entertaining...

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