It’s a very good day whenever Karuna eats something in a primary color, particularly green. Thankfully, he will drink a “superman smoothie” if I suggest drinking one is a gateway to superpowers or bribe him with a treat later on that inevitably undoes the benefit of drinking aforementioned smoothie.
Tween and teenage girls— oh, what an elusive, shape-shifting species. One season she was all about sequins and ponies, the next she triple eye-rolls you for suggesting a Bedazzler for said, and former, equine friends.
"When you have too many things, when you're surrounded by too many things, it makes it all the more difficult to understand what's truly important to you," says the guru of tidying, Marie Kondo, as she discusses her first children’s book, Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship.
Full disclosure: While violent TV shows, video games and pretend guns were definitely off limits in my childhood home, one of my favorite childhood memories was shooting gi-normous water guns at my uncle’s house whilst squirting or “shooting” my baby brother with abandon.