If you’re a parent and… your child steals a piece of candy

Posted by on February 13, 2015.

My daughter chose Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Farm from the school’s free book bin. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle takes to her farm children whose behavior overwhelms their parents and cures them of their bad habits with magic and hard work.

When I first read the book, I thought not too highly of the parents, but in light of a having six year old pushing the boundaries of decent behavior, I admit, I would welcome Mrs.

Life, Kids, and Books: “How to Behave and Why”

Posted by on March 17, 2014.

Last week, on a school day, our alarm went off and my husband and I did not jump out of bed. We lay there looking at the ceiling for a few minutes, you know, in dread. It was, as we call it, “time to wake the donuts,” and man, we really didn’t want to.