I checked out your page and I love it! I wanted to comment on your blog about swearing but there are no options to comment :-( So I'm doing it here.
My son is a constant repeat offender of bad words. I try to hold myself back but sometimes the words just seem to pour out of me before I can have a cork in my mouth. His father and I are divorced so it's even harder when you have two households and two families trying to tell you two different things. We try to work together but it's still difficult. My son's new word is "douchbag". I'm thanking his older half-brother, where he learned it, I'll never know. But he's slowly but surely learning where swearing is inappropriate and comes with consequences.
Thanks for the nice comments! I checked out your blog too, and you are funny,,, I especially liked the post about girls night out-these have literally ceased for me, so I was glad to hear that some can manage it, if only infrequently..
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