Last week I talked about “The Convenient Toy”, feel free to check it out.  If you read the post you will note that I briefly discuss what this young man’s mom was doing in the car while he was in the store making his purchase.  What I didn’t say in the post was how I felt about her sitting in the car, on the phone while her child was making this purchase.  Truth be told I was mad.  Why wasn’t she watching her child and guiding him to make better decisions?  Was her phone conversation more important than what was … Continue reading GUILTY!

What Makes A Mom Dateable?

Tips from a few fellas I know. Ladies, variety is the spice of life so I searched within different cultures, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic and Indian.  Here are their thoughts in no specific order. (a little eye candy for my ladies) Time Management. Ability to make time for me, but at the same time still make her children a priority. Independent. Know that I am willing to help in any way that I can, but it is not my responsibility to take care of her kids (if we are only dating) An educator. She has one of the greatest opportunities ever given, … Continue reading What Makes A Mom Dateable?

Mom, Are You Dateable?

If you’re a single mom have you ever asked yourself if you are dateable? What makes a person dateable? And if you are not dateable how do you become dateable? Lots of questions and maybe I have a few answers. Not so long ago I found myself on the dating scene with no clue how to date. It was very awkward.  I got married when I was 19 so technically I don’t believe I had ever really dated, not as an adult.  So I began to go out, if you invited me I was there I wanted to be seen, … Continue reading Mom, Are You Dateable?

10 Things Kids Do/Say to Avoid Cleaning Their Room

Fall asleep, yes my kids have actually gone into their rooms and fallen asleep to avoid cleaning their room. Going to the bathroom. My youngest is 3 years old and will sit in the bathroom for 20 minutes to avoid putting away her toys. I don’t feel good. You may find this hard to believe but this one is used often, by my 18 year old. She’s grown take a Tylenol and keep it moving. Moving like a turtle. I was helping my son organize his room and I witnessed him taking 1 sheet of paper at a time a … Continue reading 10 Things Kids Do/Say to Avoid Cleaning Their Room