Suffering sunburn, but who’s at fault?

Owwee. The word says it all. Two young brothers uttered it in a video shot from a hospital. They uttered it apparently because the daycare center that took them to a water park allegedly ran out of sunscreen. They apparently also said it because, according to daycare...

Meeting mom

This one comes slightly belated, but since the dance recital DVD arrived last week, it becomes a Mommy Mention. I participated in the mother/daughter number of my daughter’s annual dance recital for the second time. This year’s dance took a slower pace...

Even just for a lil’ while

It was only two days away from it all, but it was two days of fun, fascination and cherished little moments. Unable to afford a few days chillaxing at the beach, my kiddos and I took a cue from my next-door neighbors who take day trips to the shore. They spend time on...

Everybody, color!

Ah, coloring. The allure of creating a masterpiece using crayons, colored pencils and/or markers. Who, among parents, have sat down with their youngsters to stay inside (or outside) the lines of pictures in child-friendly coloring books? I know I have, and still do....

Sampling squid

The idea of trying calamari, or squid, intrigued my daughter. The interest came from watching Kids React, a creation of Fine Brothers Entertainment that appears regularly on YouTube. Youths do a variety of things, from experiencing the 1980s phenom Teddy Ruxpin to...