Golf Balls, Eight Year Olds & Dual Paned Windows

by Crissi Langwell

Publisher: Crissi Langwell

Publication Date: May 13, 2016

ISBN: 9780989066020

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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"There is a lesson in every moment with your child. There’s the lesson that milky cheerios will stick to the wall like superglue if not cleaned up immediately. There’s the lesson that if you don’t spell out chores for your child, they will not come up with the idea to clean by themselves. There’s the lesson that new jeans will have holes in the knees in two week’s time, and sooner if they are not on sale. There’s the lesson that the dinners that take the longest to make will be picked at by your kid before you finally allow them to feed it to the dog. And there’s the lesson that whenever you are running late to get out the door, that is when your child will need to go to the bathroom…..the second kind.

And then there’s the lesson I learned today, the lesson that golf balls, 8 year olds, and the grandparents’ dual pane windows do not mix."

Taken from the popular blog,, Crissi Langwell shares a series of essays that offer a glimpse into her single parent family - from golf balls through windows, to battling moody tween days, to fitting in time for romance while raising kids on her own.