Life in the Mom Lane: Toddlers vs. Locks, Part II

The other week we were gathered in the kitchen after dinner – me, hubby, Big Dude, Little Man and my in-laws. My father-in-law stepped into the garage to take some food to the overflow refrigerator and shut the door behind him. (Little Man is lightning fast and LOVES to play out there.) Well, it turns…

Life in the Mom Lane: Toddlers vs. Locks, Part I

When Big Dude was two, heĀ did not speak much. In fact, he talked so little that we ended up in speech therapy for anĀ evaluation. During that evaluation, the therapist gave him a set of keys (real keys) and observed his actions with them. At one point she turned her attention to me for some additional…

Writer Meme Monday: Me, Explained

This picture explains so much, right? Some time ago, I came across a social media post by a NY Times best-selling author. Her daughter had received an evaluation from her teacher with remarks about theĀ girl’sĀ tendency to daydream. She took a picture of the evaluation and posted it with her response! The author-mother applauded her daughter,…