Hands Free!!



I am trying very hard to be a better role model for responsible driving practices for my children.  I realized this was necessary when I saw my daughter pretending she was driving a car and texting at the same time.  I realized that she may have seen me look at my phone while driving on occasion.  Usually only at a red light, but, if I’m being 100% honest, sometimes when the car was in motion, too.  I came to the firm conclusion then and there that, not only was this highly dangerous for me, my passengers, and others on the road, but it was also being a really crappy role model for my kiddos and vowed to stop immediately.  I did not ever want to hear my daughter, after I asked her “where did you learn this?”  say “From YOU, okay?  I learned it by watching YOU!”.

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Me Time

Last night, as I was tucking her into bed, Sassafrass complained “Mom, whenever I want ‘me time’ in my room, Little Man just barges in and bothers me.”

Wait, hold up. Me Time?? Where in the world did she hear that?? I have never in my life uttered the words “me time”. Continue reading