Category Archive: Homework (aaaugh!!)

Hitting the Nail on the Head (or in the Head?)

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You know that funny video, “It’s not about the nail…”? Sometimes I have felt like that, when talking to some of my friends about my kids’ issues. People always want to offer advice… Continue reading

The Adventures of “Issues” Mom – Vol. I

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Here’s a comic book excerpt of our “How to Drive Yourself Crazy in One Easy Lesson”  post from the other day! Stay tuned for more installments of “The Adventures of ‘Issues’ Mom”!!!

How to Drive Yourself Crazy in One Easy Lesson

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Let’s say that on Monday, Jimmy is frustrated. He is totally losing it. No, actually, he has totally lost it. For whatever reason, he just cannot do something – maybe it’s a homework… Continue reading

Walking a Mile in Our Kids’ Issues

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Ever wonder what it really feels like for your kid in the classroom … from his point of view? Or wish that someone else did … like …. oh, I don’t know, maybe… Continue reading

Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions

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A long time ago, Martha said – after one of our more difficult, “crying at the kitchen table” moments – “In ten years, we’ll be laughing about this … as we’re recovering from… Continue reading