Tag: parenting

Indoor Playground vs. Play Cafe: What’s the Difference?

This is a question I get asked quite frequently when I tell people that I own a play café. “Is that like an indoor play gym with slides and rock climbing structures and trampolines?” I guess that’s what happens when you introduce an entirely new concept to your city. Indoor playgrounds have been around for…
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What I’m Reading: I Quit! Oh Wait, I’m the Mom.

A few days ago, my four-year-old asked me for a grilled cheese sandwich. Like the good mama I am, I whipped one up and served it to him. “Noooo!” I heard. “I didn’t want it cut like THAT!” I was kinda hungry so I ate his and made him another, cut the “right” way. Then…
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Trucks, Farts and Hockey Sticks: Confessions of a Boy Mom

Growing up, I never had any little boys in my family. We were a family of girls; my sister and I. We didn’t have any boy cousins or really any friends with little brothers that we went on playdates with. I babysat girls. I was a girl. So, when I had my son I had…
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