In this day and age, spring cleaning seems a bit antiquated. Is deep cleaning even possible when superfluous toys cover the floor? When home is a place to stash used sippy cups and soiled clothes before heading off to the next commitment? Who has time to scrub all those corners I’ve been cutting all year?
I don’t know how they do it, these kids, conducting so much of their social lives in our back seats, at our mercy to pick them up from the dance or take them to meet their friends. What if we parents made them reserve a ride in advance?
These days I find myself in planning mode, preparing for co-parenting during the holidays. This time of year for fathers like myself that are actively involved, while no longer in a committed relationship with the mother of their children can be tough.
Pet Cemetery, The Shining, Chucky. There’s a reason creepy kids are a hallmark in horror films. We asked local parents to share their creepiest stories and trust us, you want to read these.
So what started out as a great day, took a very bad turn before correcting itself and turning into a great day again. Arguably, this is not my finest moment – but I’m happy to share the blame with my two young sons. So during our third deployment cycle in 2010, I got the great […]
If you’re a local parent and faithful follower of Rocket City Mom, hopefully you’re familiar with Sci-Quest, Hands-on Science Center and all its programs and events for children and families. BUT did you also know Sci-Quest hosts one of the biggest and best adult parties in Huntsville? It also has a pretty cool name: Mad […]
With a new school year, comes new homework. New extra-curricular activities. New places to be, and a lot more of them. With all this busy-ness, it’s super-important to plan for more time for yourself or with your spouse. A great way to do that is to know when and where the Parent’s Night Out programs are happening around Huntsville and Madison County.
Talking to your kids about race might seem overwhelming, especially in light of current events. A local mom and Certified Diversity Professional shares some great advice.
Today we kick off a new series called “Tales From the Trenches” where our Readers tell the stories. We want to hear from YOU – the scary, the funny, the outlandish, the sobering – send us your tales from the Parenthood Trenches and we’ll share them here.
I didn’t plan on how it must hurt you to watch your little brother struggle with things that just came completely naturally to you. I didn’t plan on having to answer your question when you were five, “When is Matthew going to talk to me?”