UPDATE: Did the Trampoline Park Pay for My Kid’s Stolen Shoes?

On Monday I blogged about the saga of my four year old’s stolen glitter shoes ($45 Jefferson Bling Glitter Native Shoes to be exact). Just to recap, her favorite shoes were stolen from the shoe cubby at a local trampoline park. I complained to a park employee, but was summarily dismissed with a shrug and […]

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When Are Kids Too Old to Trick or Treat?

Today’s post is a wee bit of law (in the form of a silly ordinance) and a whole lot of parenting. A Virginia town made news last week for having an ordinance making it illegal for kids 13 and older to trick or treat (defined as knocking on a door with the expectation of a […]

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Can You Get Fired for Taking Care of Your Sick Child?

“Geez what did the doctor call it? God it sounded like something a cow would get. Hand something. Hand, foot, and mouths disease. That’s it. He’s been driving me nuts in the house. We just had to get out.” This is the response I got eight years ago from a mom in a mall play […]

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