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Laurie NigroHe should just admit I’m always right

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His life would be so much easier if he'd just listen to me in the first place.

Laurie Nigro Why are some people blind to wet towels, shoes and dirty socks where they don’t belong? It’s a...

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For people who lack object permanence, once they walk out of the bedroom, the wet towel that they left on the bed ceases to exist. Same with the boots shed directly in front of the door. Or the dirty socks on the radiator.

Laurie Nigro Confronting our personal demons, laughter is often truly the best medicine —

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People who suffer are not to be ridiculed or mocked. It is not okay to laugh at their pain. Except sometimes, it's ok to laugh with them.

Laurie NigroWhy my upcoming 20th anniversary trip will in no way resemble my honeymoon

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After sun poisoning and surviving an attack by a crazed school of angel fish, Laurie's honeymoon took one more crazy turn. The 20th-anniversary trip should be a piece of cake, right?

Laurie Nigro‘Don’t change the channel. I’m watching that,’ he said between snores

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I am constantly amazed at the male ability  to nap. If you know a man past the age of birth, you have probably found...

Laurie Nigro How school vacation almost killed me

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School breaks present special challenges for working parents — especially for a former stay-at-home, homeschooling mom transitioning to a new 'working mom' lifestyle.

Laurie NigroOnce upon a time I wanted to be an adult

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Turns out, adulthood has plenty of unforeseen drawbacks.

Laurie NigroModern parenting brings plenty to worry about — and new ways to cope

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According to Laurie, parenting worries (even those really, really irrational ones) never go away - they just change and grow as our kids do.

Laurie NigroWhat’s worse than a man cold? A splinter in the eye

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Dealing with a husband in discomfort is like having a toddler throw a tantrum because he tried to rinse his potato chip and then insisting that you make it crispy again - there's no mollifying either of them.

Laurie NigroSix keys to my happy marriage

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Being happily married boils down to six simple concepts according to Laurie, including the fact that cucumbers smell bad.