By Vicki Little I adore the relationship that my children have with my sister. My sister loves to take the kids to movies, and they always get ice cream whenever they visit her. (This is mainly because my sister is an ice-cream addict and loves any excuse to get some.) My daughter, in particular, has(…)
You have probably heard that when you set a goal for yourself, the first thing you should do is tell others. Makes sense, right? Actually, you may be holding yourself back by sharing your good news. Want more great content from The Mother List? Sign up here!
By Vicki Little Pretty soon we will all receive that “important letter” on brightly colored paper that details the dates our children will be stuck in front of a computer screen for hours trying to remember what their teachers have been drilling into them for weeks. We will be asked to make sure our children go to(…)
By Vicki Little There are countless ‘types’ of parents out there. Helicopter parents, attachment parents, free-range parents — and there are clever names for every parenting style. But if you look even closer at the phenomena that is family, you will find a subset of parent types that’s based solely on the number of children they have. Because,(…)
By Vicki Little To my spirited son, This summer has certainly been, as you would say, epic. It wasn’t that we did anything unusual, although I was impressed with how you kept your lunch down after going on the big roller coaster for the first time. It was simply that this year was filled with marathon debates,(…)
By Vicki Little If there is one thing I have found to be true with my kids it is this: They want the exact opposite of what I want. In any given situation. For example, if I find a super-cute pair of shoes during back-to-school shopping, I don’t say a word. Because the second I(…)
By Vicki Little “Mom! Can Suzie and I have a slumber party?” I don’t know what popped into your mind just now, but my mind is filled with memories of frozen bras, kissing Joey McIntyre posters, sneaking out (once) to experience a disappointing kiss from a boy whose name I can’t recall, and playing “truth or dare”(…)
Most of the time we are trying to drag our children away from the screen, but this is one video that you will want to sit your kids in front of. When else will you be able to see a monarch caterpillar completely transform into a chrysalis? Want more great content from The Mother List?(…)