Parenting & Family
Parenting Tips … ideas,stories and advice about raising kids … from diapers to adulthood.
So our back yard is not as nice as it probably could/should be. But hey, this is Texas, I seriously doubt we were ever going to have a lush green lawn, living in a place that seems to be in a state of perpetual drought. That said, I’d think I’d prefer that the weeds not [...]
It’s my daughter Haley’s 18th birthday in less than a week. According to her mom, she’s really into Zebras lately. So I made her a card … Now I could have run down to the store, searched to find a birthday card with some sort of a zebra theme .. paid $3-$5 (if I actually [...]
Ana took the Kindle Fire HD with her to Washington. Jasmine is very happy that she’s home .. the tablet that is She kind of missed her mom too. We got two Kindle Fire HDs for Christmas this year. One is shared between mommy and Jasmine, while daddy and Jaiden share the other. Mine and [...]
We currently have 3 dogs, all from local rescue sites and/or animal shelters: Leo the poodle mix, plus Stella & Peanut, our two yorkies. They are the stars of today’s picture of the day. We’ve had quite a few dogs over the past couple of years. My wife Ana had a habit of adopting dogs [...]
The girls fall down pretty much every day walking home. Today was no different. They like like to pick flowers, pick up rocks, and chase butterflies as we walk across the big field near the school. Of course this means they’re not always looking where they’re going. Jaiden was the first to fall, but it [...]
My wife throws a much better party than I do, especially when it comes to the kids. I don’t know how it is that I ever became such a cheap skate, but my first reaction when Ana told me that we’d rented a bouncy castle for Jaiden’s birthday party wasn’t exactly to jump for joy. [...]