Stick a Fork in It Ten technological marvels that help me ignore my kids. By Brandy Stoner A Danish company has developed the EdisonSalvo socket, an electrical socket that will probably not fry children who stick forks in outlets. (It’s shock-resistant, not shock-proof!) I and my siblings had hours of fun sticking objects in...read more
The Grand Adventurer The wonderful escapades of Princess Me. By Heather Summerville When I was a child, I discovered a practical way to survive boring tasks. I would simply imagine myself somewhere else. While I constantly entertained myself, others were not amused.
After each Grand Adventure, I would present my treasure (with...read more
Rugrat Reprieve Rest here for a minute. By Rachael Brownell Signs that it might be time to have a Mommy Break include but are not limited to:
Laughing inappropriately when your kids get hurt, hoping your husband trips on the wet towel he left on the floor, burgeoning rage when you see that someone moved your...read more
Rugrat Reprieve Itís Hot. Itís Tired. Itís Summer. By Rachael Brownell Let’s say (hypothetically) that your kids are bored, hot, and eating too much junk food and watching too much television this Summer. You’ve used all your vacation time and don’t have the money to take time off of work to go to the beach,...read more
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