31 Aug '15, 6am

How to Raise an Adult (Hint: Running a Marathon is Likely Easier) #womensrunning

I’ve taken a different approach: I refuse to read parenting books anymore. They’re all based in the notion that I’m doing it wrong or not well enough in some fashion, and I’m just d.o.n.e. with that. Yep, I make my 10-year-old’s snack and lunch–along with that of my 5-year-old (a new kindergartener!). I’m sure she could make it but it would require multiple reminders and my answer to that is no. It’s not ego; it’s efficiency and my sanity. My sanity says it’s way easier for me to make what are essentially two identical lunches and snacks at the same time. (What I do want: my kids–and my HUSBAND–to work harder at putting stuff back where they found it. Their current organizational strategy can best be described as “shove it someplace” and it drives me up the wall. Now that both kids are in school, there’s going to be some major decluttering and reorganization!) I’ve decided...

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