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 other day we were in Target and an automated piggy bank made by a big brand caught our eye. Our youngest daughter really wanted it! The piggy bank would count all of the money automatically as your child put more and more money into it. On one hand we thought it was…