Category: Parenting

St. George and the Dragon

I took the kids to a play on Monday.  It was in a 13th century church that is famous for...

They’ve done it again!

First Spotify, then Amazon…. now the kids have gotten into my Netflix account and changed all the settings!  I worked...

Adult vs. 6 year old

Yesterday’s exchange with my 6 year old son explains why the kids are running late to school most days: Me: ...

5 minutes

I’ve realized that time is measured in different ways when I talk to my kids., 5 minutes can mean two...

Ugly cake

My oldest son turns 9 today.  Birthdays are fun, but I always have an ambition to make a special cake...

Boys

I realized today while asking my sons and their friends to help me with the groceries, is that the older...

Spotify recommendations

I blame my kids for this nonsense.  I’m going to have to get them their own account.  This is getting...

Culture week in Stockholm

Apparently this was culture week in Stockholm.  They really should advertise better to people who rarely go out, don’t read...

Hives

My son had a case of hives the other day.  I learned that you cannot use Swedish Google to look...

“Commercials”

Our internet radio station starting running these American Public Service announcements between songs.  I think that’s going to be it...

More memories of Texas

On one of our Texas trips, we were invited to a 3 year old’s birthday party.  This party was being...

Land of the midnight sun

I don’t get much sleep anymore.   I wake up at 3 a.m. every morning with sun blazing through the sides...

Jello for breakfast!

I won the mother-of-the-year award from my children this past weekend, and you know how I did it?  With a...

My son has all the answers

My 6 year old son got a book of “WHY” questions this week from National Geographic.  We wanted him to...