Of the 100 Things I Learned the Hard Way
81. Even though the days when the babies are a) teething, b) up all night with cholic, or c) endlessly squabbling with their siblings... seem like they will never end, oh-my-goodness, those children are gonna grow up much faster than you think they will. First they're teething, then they're toddling, then all of a sudden they're climbing trees. One minute they're throwing army guys out their bedroom window, the next minute they're getting married and joining the Marines.
83. It's a bad idea to keep glue sticks and chapstick in the same drawer. (Or, hmm... Maybe it's a good idea...)
86. Just because Mommy would never eat a tortilla fried with peach preserves in it, doesn't mean someone else wouldn't. The kids don't like my vanilla yogurt with flax seed and walnuts, either, so I guess we're even. And if they won't praise me, I won't criticize them.
87. Until you need one, you will know exactly where to find several packages of: AA batteries, birthday candles, or pinnochle cards.
88. One of the most important gifts parents can give their children is to teach them by example what a loving marriage looks like -- in good times, in bad times, and in the ordinary ole day-to-day. Like when a wife has to bite her tongue when her dear husband dresses a little funny...
There are always enough hours in the day if you have enough Deo in the hours.