I know why I’m second best. I know that since I’m the one involved in the daily parenting grind, telling her – make your bed, go brush your teeth, get dressed, STOP jiggling my butt! – I’m the prime target for her frustration and anger. I WANT TO BE THE FAVORITE PARENT!
Why in the world do they want me to watch them poop? Most people like privacy when they are using the commode, but my three kids, they prefer an audience. AND not just your regular onlooker, they want me to be a participatory observer and admirer.
Literally everyone will tell you how hard it is. Our own mothers and fathers were among the first to remind us during some tumultuous moment in our upbringing that we weren’t delivered with manuals.
Although the use of e-readers and other digital platforms is on the rise, a 2016 survey found that 65% of Americans preferred printed books. And our #RealityMoms writers will tell you that a love of books and reading started in childhood. So for International Children’s Books Day, who better to ask which books kids love the most?
The key to creating a simple, last-minute Halloween ensemble is to embrace your inner slacker.…