I’m Not Raising Bottom-Dwellers

There’s a conversation I have with the boys….often. The nutshell version: boys claim to be overworked and underpaid. I laugh in their faces. They’re unhappy, they complain about how difficult life is. I laugh some more and insist they do whatever task is before them. Sometimes I get frustrated. Okay well, frequently I get frustrated […]

Group Discussion: Annoying Toys

All right, I have a question for you. Do your children have a toy that drives you crazy? If so, what is it? And why do you let them play with it? I’ll kick things off by answering in the comments. Won’t you join me? Earnest Parenting: help for parents of children with annoying toys.