Microwave-Side Chat: Child Management [VIDEO]

Looking for a way to effectively manage your angelic teenager who sometimes doesn’t listen? The Big Milkshake shares three fail-proof methods in this Microwave-Side Chat! [ Read More ]

The Desperate Romantic Gestures of a 7th Grader

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Why is it called teen romance when it should really be called teen embarrassment?! [ Read More ]

Sweet (and Sour) Potatoes

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For some reason, my twins love acting like they’re babies. Perhaps it’s because they have a six month baby brother or perhaps like most adults, we wish for the days when we were younger. Either way, they have become quite skilled. [ Read More ]

Not Par for the Course

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Several years ago, good friends of the family purchased a beautiful home in a secluded, wooded area in northern Michigan. They had a nice big backyard, beyond which was the 17th hole of a famous golf course. [ Read More ]

Loco Gringo

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The setting for this story is Ixtapa, Mexico on one of our infrequent vacations. I was told to be very careful of the treacherous undertow but daredevil that I am, I paid no heed to this. [ Read More ]

Preschool Dreamboat

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Most of my memories about preschool are general: I remember circle time, my teacher playing a guitar while we sang, and falling off of various pieces of playground equipment. [ Read More ]