Show-and-Tell? More Like Show-and-Dominate.

Show-and-Tell? More Like Show-and-Dominate.

For most families, preschool show-and-tell is an afterthought. Typically, the children at our school bring an assortment of seemingly random toys and items that might or might not have any connection to the weekly themes. For our family, show-and-tell is also an afterthought, but a very competitive one.

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The Rock

The Rock

There’s this game my two sons love to play every time they get out of the shower or bath. And, to be clear, I am using “game” in the loosest most 3- and 5-year-old sense of the word. Parental torture activity is another term I could use. I’m not sure when or how it started exactly, but as is often the case with kids, it quickly became an indispensable ritual.

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January Round-Up

As we reach the end of the first week of our new nightmare reality, why not take a few moments to click on these links and read some things I wrote this month elsewhere on the internet. If you haven't read them yet, that is, or even if you have. You know you want to...

Father "Kind of Bummed" He Didn't Receive Praise From Strangers While Shopping With His Children - MockMom

6 Parenting New Year's Resolutions You're Sure to Break by 9:30 A.M. on January 1st - MockMom

How to Get Your Baby Started on Solid Foods in 10 Easy Steps - Parent.co

The Cover Letter of a Fox Applying for the Job of Hen House Guard - Robot Butt

I Fully Support This Active Volcano in My Neighborhood Because I Think We Need Change - Robot Butt

5-Year-Old Thinks Poop Joke is Hilarious - MockMom

Golden Globes "In Memoriam" Tribute Rumored to be 30-Minutes Long - MockMom (Joke is on me for this one. Turns out the Golden Globes don't even have an in memoriam. Oops.)