Monthly Archive: June 2018

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Summer Travel With Kids – A Story Of What Not To Do

Summer travel with kids is not for the faint of heart. Anything can happen, lives will change, allegiances will be tested, and someone will get thrown up on, mark it down. It’s Murphy’s Law hopped up on Lucky Charms. My father-in-law always says it’s a vacation if you go without kids and it’s a trip if you go with kids… But this story from two summers ago, oh this story, I just got chills. It’s about a family of plucky...

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It’s Not About You, Just Ask Your Kids

A couple of nights ago Bennett woke up screaming. There was no building steam, he just went straight to the top with a hair band powerful scream. It was just before midnight and I was still awake so I smoothly popped up (see: rolled gingerly off of the bed) and headed to his room… He wasn’t really awake, but he was upset, “Daddy!!! Daddy!!!” I picked him up and talked to him, calm words of reassurance that he was okay....

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Things My Kids Do That I Can’t…

There are things that kids can get away with that the rest of us cannot. It’s not fair it’s not right, it’s downright selfish. I, for one, am jealous because of the things my kids can do that this “adult” cannot: 1. Touch their toes without bending their knees. They are like little gumbys. My hamstrings are so tight they sound like a car with bad brakes when I try to bend over. I’m like the tin man without his...

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