“Mom, my head is itchy,” said my daughter just as I was putting her to sleep. Shit. Please. Not again. And seriously, why does she always bring these things up right at bedtime? My stomach tied itself in knots. “Okay honey, let me peak,” I reluctantly responded. I thumbed through her hair, focusing on the […]
When Boca Super Dad and I had our daughter, we were the first in our circle to have kids. TBH, our lack of “parent” friends made parenthood lonely, hard, and confusing. And while we loved our pre-parent friends, there were some things that they couldn’t relate to. We were torn with how to balance our […]
You know those Facebook articles about how much better things were when we were kids? The ones that talk about the days when kids were bored and okay with it? The ones that remind us of the days when kids played outside, knocked on their neighbors’ doors (without texting first), and came home when the […]
We moved to Boca from Nevada in the summer of 2014, just as my oldest child was about to enter Kindergarten. Coming from a state that ranks low in education, I had one requirement for our new home – It had to be in a top-rated school zone. I spent weeks researching the areas, the […]
The other day I congratulated my 4 year old for wiping his own ass. “You’re such a big boy!” I cheered. “Yep and soon I’ll be a ‘dult’ and then you’ll be dead….” Ouch! I’m pretty sure he has no idea how profound that statement was, but his logic is well beyond his years. My […]
I’m at the grocery store. The baby is crying. The big kids are arguing over who gets to steer the cart. The oldest one is begging for Pop Tarts, and while I’m explaining that they need to lay off the sugar, the middle child knocks over a pyramid of apples. Now two kids are crying […]
We love growing our own food. Growing pineapple from home is particularly rewarding because it takes about two long years before you see any yield. Check out this quick video featuring Boca Super dad and the four year old to learn how to grow your own from scraps. Love this? I knew you would. Please Pin It.