Category Archives: teachable moments

Why I have the best. job. ever.

Well, of course, you know that there are TONS of reasons why I have the best job ever. But this morning was a huge reminder of that…coming on the heels of a fairly stressful week. I got a lovely smack in the face – a very sweet reality check – a heartmelting attitude adjuster. Most…

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I like it when…

Tonight, at about a half hour before bedtime, Liam was snuggling in my lap in the Living Room while Brian was watching baseball.  As usual, Liam was chattering incessantly about something or other…which he does ALL. THE. TIME. Half flippantly I laughed and said “Liam, I like it when you’re quiet!”   Without missing a beat,…

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"…when we work together, we’ve got the right stuff!"

I’m not a big fan of “Licensed, Character” stuff. Not that there’s anything WRONG with that! [/Jerry Seinfeld] Toys, clothing…I know it’s all a racket. Get my kid hooked on Sesame Street, slap Elmo on a sippy cup and charge an extra buck fifty. Well played, Madison Ave…but, I’m onto you. Having said that, I…

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