Tag Archive: Little Sister

A letter to my son about his little sister

Little sisters are the best. No wait…4 year old little sisters are the best. No…wait…if you happen to be a certain 7 year old Big Brother, your Little Sister is the best. Case in point… When you accompany me to pick up Little Sister from preschool, she immediately spots you, takes off running towards you…

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Yup, the kids are going to be all right

Sibling rivalry is pretty much par for the course when you have more than one child. Tug of wars over beloved toys, arguments over whose turn it is to pick the flick for movie night, and stepping on each other’s words (as they call it) at the dinner table. It’s inevitable. A parental rite of…

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Thankful for these moments

I love Thanksgiving. Love being around family. Love relaxing with the kiddos. Love the delicious food and even better conversations. Thanksgiving means warmth and love to me and what could be better than that? Here are 5 moments I’m thankful for. Right here and right now. And, in the chaos that the holidays inevitably bring,…

Honey, I don’t have time for your meltdown

Dear Little Sister, You are having a rough day. I can see (and hear) that. I wish I knew how to ease your frustration, how to stop those overflowing tears…but sometimes, I’m at a loss. The perfect, patient mommy in me wants to stop… ….stop making dinner. ….stop driving you to school. ….stop getting ready…

For My Sweet Birthday Girl

Dear Little Sister, Tomorrow, you will be four…4! I honestly cannot believe it. And, oh my how you have been counting the days. So it is here. Your special day. A celebration just for you. Pink roses, Hello Kitty cupcakes, face painting, and for you to be the “Birthday Girl”. I wrote this for you…

My Daughter and Suri Cruise Would be Fast Friends

I couldn’t help but be drawn to the conversation and buzz this week over adorable Suri Cruise and the photo of her strolling along with pacifier in mouth. I have to be honest and say my first thought was not, oh my god, why is she still using a pacifier? Everyone seems compelled to weigh…

My Fish, My Fish

Let me just paint you a sad little story about Little Sister and our misadventure at the pet store. This sad tale illustrates perfectly why Little Sister just may become a victim of The Second Child Syndrome. Bad parents…bad. It all started innocent enough. In our attempts to get Big Brother to go poop in…