Mother's Day

Breakfast in Bed: Step By Step Tips for Dads and Kids

Sometimes Dads need a little nudge in the right direction. Especially when it comes to Mother’s Day. It’s not a birthday. It’s not an anniversary. It’s not Christmas. However, it is Mother’s Day, for pete’s sake! And most mothers desire a little acknowledgement for nine months of aches, pains, nausea, vomiting, not to mention whatever happened in the delivery room, and the years of diaper changes, nose wipes, and homework helps that follow.

At 948 words with a sidebar complete with checklist, this article offers that little bit of encouragement to Dad. Not only does it provide easy breakfast recipes for Dad and kids to prepare together, but it also suggests presentation ideas that will bring a smile and a surprise to any mom. All of this told in a light-hearted way.

How Do You Spell Love? M.O.T.H.E.R.

Hallmark cards, flowers, candy. Those are all sweet gifts to give Mom on her special day. However, sometimes it’s nice to think a little outside the box of chocolates.

This article offers some alternatives to those good ole’ standbys. At 850 words, it suggests creative gift ideas that come together to spell MOTHER, as in an acrostic. For example, M is for massage. What Mom wouldn’t love that? Gift ideas range from the extravagant to the absolutely free, but all will demonstrate your great love for the mom in your life.

Snakes, Snails, and Little Boy Tales: Unique Joys in Raising Sons

They say boys and girls are different. But, what fun the differences can be. This essay is a humorous analysis of what I’ve gained in having sons. At 1090 words, it is a light-hearted look at how I’ve experienced parenting, in light of raising four young boys, aged 2-9.