Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Today I was schooled by my 8 year old…here is what happened. “Dante, you should put your skipping ropes in this little backpack here.” I picked up a blue and grey backpack and motioned for Dante to put his skipping ropes in there. “I’m...

Why is it so hard to say “I love you”?

Dear Universe, What should we talk about today? Universe: “I love you”. You say that more to your cats than the people around you. May: I know right?! Why is it so hard for people to say “I love you”? U: Because it makes them feel vulnerable....

A Six Year Old’s View on God

This is an inspirational story about a conversation I had with my six year old about God. Yesterday I was putting the kids to bed when we were talking about managing our energy. I was teaching them about how kids can be very hyper if they don’t learn how to...

The Galactic Janitor

Today I had a really hard time training my nanny. It was like I have to train someone from the ground up. I came back from a grocery shopping trip with some canned artichokes and she asked me, “Can you tell me where to put these cans?” “Where do you...

No Need to Spoil Me Mommy

This is a continuation from my previous post called the Consequences of Trying to Spoil My Kids where I spoke about the lessons I learned from trying too hard to spoil my children. In this video, my seven year old son tells me how much candy and chocolate I should be...

Consequences of Trying to Spoil My Kids

You Can’t Always Give Kids Everything They Want: My parenting adventure continues with this funny story about my parenting insights. Cedric really wanted to go on a real train ride for a very long time. He bugs me about it from time to time. In order to do this...