raising children | Jennifer Probst

It all begins with a story. Once upon a time, we were in Kohls and my son spotted a simple purple stuffed rabbit. He wanted it. I said no. He had a tantrum and I said I wouldn’t put up with that type of behavior and dragged him out of the store. At the time, […]

June 8, 2013

Happy Birthday Purple Bunny…

We had a snowstorm last week. Of course, this meant my two young children had to go outside. If you’re a mom, this means simply you will be tortured for the next hour. First, you need to dress them, which takes time because of the many layers of clothes. When I was young, I couldn’t […]

January 25, 2012

A Safe Place…

It’s easy to lose focus on the important things in life. Sometimes, a scare like an illness, or a layoff, shoves things into perspective. In a way, I believe bad things happen in order to wake us up and remind ourselves to get our head’s back in the game. The real game of life. Kids […]

January 9, 2012

Baby, Get Back!