Maura@Play Pen; The Irreverent Parents' Guide

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Easy Back To School Dinners You Probably Forgot About

It’s that time of year again.  The kids are back in school and things are becoming more chaotic by the day.  The last thing any of us want to hear at the end of the day is the screeching, “What’s for dinner!!??” Here are six kid approved dinners that you can make affordable, healthy, and […]

Be The Solution, Not The Problem

After finding out that this week’s topic at Dad’s Round Table was ‘Hate’, I felt compelled to share a story from a few years ago.  Although this was before I even entertained the idea of having kids, this incident has stuck with me and has been a huge influence on how I am now raising […]

Lean Out

I recently had the opportunity to be away from home for five days.  I lounged around in a moderately comfortable bed, watching T.V., catching up on the going’s on in the intrawebs.  There were no children to nag me.  I wasn’t allowed to lift a finger when it came to cleaning.  So, a big thank […]