We Chose to Stop at One Child, and It’s Still Hard For Me

Last year, there was one kid in my daughter’s class who didn’t have siblings. Mine. I don’t think the teacher realized this. But when they would talk about playing or home life, they often talked about their brothers and sisters. My kid would come home and ask when she would have one. She would talk…More

I Accidentally Hijacked My Kid’s Zoom Dance Class

My kid was in a dance class at our community centre. Then, as I’m sure you are aware, the pandemic happened. It took a week, but the lovely teachers combined some classes so they could continue teaching over Zoom. My kid hates Zoom. She is very uncomfortable on it. She takes a while to warm…More

Dumb New Games to Play During Quarantine

Today, I am very excited to share with you two new ridiculous games that are sure to sweep the quarantined nation. I am pleased to say these games have been thoroughly assessed by the ultimate professional of fun dumb things, a 6-year-old kid. If you are in need of indoor entertainment, or a way to…More

My kid is telling me to write about her

At this very moment, my kid is sitting next to me, on the arm of my office chair, trying to spin it, while I am at the computer. I have made the mistake of mentioning I was trying to think about what to write next. She is saying over and over, “Write about me! Write…More