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Full-time IT specialist, single mother of two pre-k kids, and derby girl lays it on the line. Open look at life, derby, single motherhood, and of course....the insanity of kids.

When you need a good laugh, where (besides your own blog) do you turn?

What's your child's weirdest habit?

What's the most bizarre parenting product or children's toy you've seen or heard of?

What's a parenting rule you should break and why?

Jenine Sandnes

Every. Single. One. Being a mom means being able to fly by the seat of your pants and adapt to any situation at ANY time. Parenting "rules" are in place as a guide. There is always a situation to break every one of them. I hate it when my friends guilt themselves for letting their kids stay in their pajamas all day, eat pizza for breakfast, or indulge their pleas for a toy even when their behavior has been less than perfect. Being a parent also means showing our kids that rules can be broken and life is meant to be enjoyed! Doing what makes them/you happy is a part of living and loving life. Teaching them happiness is more important than most lessons those parenting rules are meant to teach anyway.
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