start as you plan to proceed

Today I am really excited to be over at ABC News again with some parenting advice…or lack of it.

Here is a taste of what I am chatting about…

I was so smart about parenting, before I had kids.

I made those statements of parental judgement…you know the ones:

  • THEY should really be more consistent with discipline.
  • THEY should not say that to their kid.
  • I would NEVER do that!

Now I have three boys {ages 6, 8 & 10} and my Department of Parental Advice Sweeping Statements has not only permanently CLOSED, but I am issuing formal apologies for all previous actions.

Four years ago I had this epiphany, let me recount that chain of events…

parenting adviceIt was THIS day.

The day I took a photo of my 2 year old lounging back with his feet on the kitchen table making demands.

But the groundwork for this day started years earlier…

Please click over for the rest of the story and if you respond in the comments, you are registered to win an exclusive Million Moms Challenge Gift Pack, which includes an iPad2, a custom-made Million Moms Challenge pendant and a $50 donation in your name to Global Giving.

Do As I Say

{that is the name of the article, I am not just being bossy}


  1. I laughed so hard when I read this entry…and the picture is just perfect. LOL. I don’t have children. I like them, but I’m glad I don’t have any. I know I would be a big pushover.

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