Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
Just read your comment in Mom of Boys and thought I would stop in to say, "Hi!". I've been trying to be a parent to a toddler and a teenager, too. What a mine field! So many obstacles that you would never have if the kids were closer in age. The teenager wants to watch things which are fine for their age and would be great for opening up a dialog between us, but they are definitely not a good idea for the little one. Little things like respecting privacy issues and trying to teach sharing - it all keeps me spinning and makes me feel like a hypocrite.
I love your blog! It is so open and honest. It made me laugh and made me want to share a hug with you.
The threats of internet have been well-documented over the years, and while you as parent may know how to avoid them, chances are your kids don’t. Things could get ugly real fast if you don’t ensure their safety. However, it is easier said than done, especially in the modern day because kids spend…