I’m Going to Talk Honestly About Teens

Okay, Heroes. If you’ve looked at posts on this blog from waaaaay back when I began it (7 years ago this week!) you’ll find that I wrote all of them and that they center around one topic: the boys. When the older ones hit their teen years I started censoring what I wrote to protect […]

Dare I Accuse Him of Maturing?

Now that TechnoBoy and The Mercenary are nearly teens, they’ve been working hard to perfect some of the more famous adolescent behaviors. Grunts, mood swings, sleeping late, eating at odd hours, and ohhhhh, the angry glares are all part of the repertoire. It started last spring, but really got full-blown over the summer. Once school […]

Sibling Rivalry: The Age Wars

One of the big things I want as a parent in this house is peace. And harmony. I want that too. Unfortunately, I gave birth to 4 humans who are….human. They don’t always get along. Interestingly, the boys play together much better than I did with my siblings growing up. The younger ones can definitely […]