>Play.

When was the last time you played?

I mean…

Just let

your body

GO?

It’s Sunday night, way past bedtime, and my daughter has come out of bed for the third time. We’ve had a fantastic weekend, and I think she just doesn’t want it to end.

I know the feeling.

She has that smile on her face; the one that sometimes infuriates me because, generally speaking;

Now. Is not. The time.

But the energy from …

>Tears. Good ones. Laughing Tears.

Top 10 Crazy Things
said when up late with Kids…

(click link)

Though years go by in a heartbeat, some of these nights Will. Not. End.

>New (and not so new) Daddies: How to survive your Wife

I’m a working Mom, I see it from both sides; I’m just as often the one who comes home to a messy house with no dinner, as I am the one who gets so caught up in helping to create that same mess, that I completely forget to make the aforementioned dinner…

…to say nothing of my professional experience empathizing with both sides of that coin…

If any of this sounds remotely familiar, you gotta read this post on …

>What we fight about…

The big three. Sex. Kids. Money.

Let’s talk about SEX, baby…it’s a big one – especially once you have kids and fall off that gravy train, (assuming that you were getting enough before…) There is much to be said about stress and exhaustion, but we just feel like something’s wrong if we’re not ‘doing it’. Generally speaking, women need to feel connected to have sex, and men have sex to feel connected. Most couples balk at the idea of “scheduling” …

>Gen Xers are now the “Helicopter Parents”?!

Have you ever wondered how you got through your entire childhood without Baby Einstein and LeapFrog? Were you ever left in the car with your siblings while your mom did ALL her shopping? Here’s an interesting audio link that may explain why:

“Divorce Generation” on WNYC – Brian Lehrer Show

>Some stuff no one talks about

At 3am on any lonely morning, you can jump on the internet to find as much support for leaving your alcoholic spouse, as you can for salvaging your marriage to that alcoholic spouse; usually, without the risk of exposure. You gotta love the internet for helping people feel less alone when they’re convinced they’re the only ones who think or feel a certain way. Therapy can work like that; you’re probably not the first (or last) person to …