Simple joy and love is what really counts.
Next Tuesday is my 20 year anniversary. Not the normal anniversary you were thinking of though.
At the very least, it will provide you with some entertainment.
Whatever your family’s holiday tradition, may you find joy and excitement in this season full of anticipation!
Saving money every month helps me to remember what I most likely would have forgotten otherwise.
In fact, I feel uncomfortably typing it here for this blog post.
Author archive: Chris Donnelly
Once the turkey leftovers are tucked safely in the fridge, my mind turns to the first Christmas tradition…
What’s important is the time spent together – no matter what it winds up looking like.
“You do realize that you are basically paying to nap, right?”
Over the past 10 years, my views on how to spend that time alone have changed greatly.
His tantrums sometimes made me feel sorry we ever took it away.
Yes, but mostly no. Allow me to explain.
“Mom, does dad ever get tired of the letters on his arm?”
MTV’s Video Music Awards aren’t on my parental radar (at least not beyond my own amusement).
Have a child who obsessively organizes his Pokemon cards? Well, look at your recipe box.
It’s the start of the new school year… and the number of viruses that are unleashed into freshly organized classrooms.
Take good advice when it comes, but know when to trust your own instincts.
I’d like to think my children have all they need, plus me.
My son says he loves baseball, but he spends most of his time playing in the dirt.
Summertime + lots of people + rides = awesome experience (or) epic fits.
With four kids who are celebrated poopers, we know a lot.
I’ve eaten bologna in every conceivable fashion.
Life will provide a multitude of lessons, many of which they will have to learn on their own.
On this Father’s Day, I say thank you to those who were there for me.
“Liam, Rowan, Corbin, Clara, crap, you!”
He’s a best-in-class parental ignorer, and it’s infuriating.