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Be the High Tide

Be the High Tide

 

Momservation: Raising the best children isn’t a competition—it’s our gift to society.

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A while back I went to a book signing to support my then boss, mentor, and friend Maria Shriver

Rounding the Bases - Literally and Figuratively

Rounding the Bases - Literally and Figuratively

 

Momservation: When the puberty bus pulls up to the curb, don’t be surprised if Mom decides she’s going to drive instead.

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We Wheelers are big fans of the San Francisco Giants. We loved Buster Posey the second we heard someone would dub their kid “Buster” — it was a bonus that he turned out to be a darn fine ball player. We even call our son, a skilled catcher and power hitter, Mini BP.

So when I’m at the dentist office and see Buster Posey on the cover of April’s Men’s Health, I eagerly flip to the article called “The Naturals” about young baseball players making MLB history.

It’s an inspirational story complete with cutie-patootie pics of our boy Buster, but I didn’t get a chance to finish it before being called in to Dr.

A mom's perspective on the Boston Marathon bomber

A mom's perspective on the Boston Marathon bomber

Momservation: If your home is a place of love and security, your child will feel safe when the world seems scary.

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Once again our lives have been interrupted by some zealot one fry short of a Happy Meal thinking they are doing God’s work.

I like to think that these people—who take matters of life and death out of God’s hands and into the

Mommy and Baby Girl Poppin' Tags

Mommy and Baby Girl Poppin' Tags

 

Momservation: There is no sweeter reward for years of exhaustive childrearing than to hear a daughter say, “Mom, let’s go shopping!”

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Baby Girl Whitney turns 12 this week.

And a Child Shall Lead Them to Sick Minds

And a Child Shall Lead Them to Sick Minds

Momservation: If the threat of castration was tied to porn, people would think twice about their internet searches.

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My Yugoslavian neighbor once shared this proverb from his country with me: Stupid people don’t need tending to—they grow themselves.

The Pain of Accomplishment

The Pain of Accomplishment

 

Momservation: Anything worth doing comes with a price.

Witnessing the Birth of Kid Mogul

Witnessing the Birth of Kid Mogul

 

Momservation: Beware of the child who discovers the power of multi-media presentation.

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My kids have officially exited the “Please! Please!