It's day 40 something of summer vacation. I'm no longer hiding in the closet calling for reinforcements like day 4. I've got my game face on now and we're just knocking out this summer thing like champs. I ran this morning. I went further and faster than a few days ago. I'm good with that.… Continue reading Summer Sorting and Spinach Smoothies
Let's talk playdates. Once upon a time, think way back to when your baby was actually a baby...playdates were for us. While our bald, drooling darlings quietly stared at each other and swapped spit soaked toys, we talked. We could talk about anything without fear of them hearing. We had zero interruptions, minus the occasional… Continue reading Moms, Let’s Talk
It was about this same time last year. A time when my eyes were perpetually red and puffy from crying every 10 minutes. My first child, my little sidekick, my hilarious little buddy was going to kindergarten. I was determined I would not survive the first two weeks and couldn't even imagine beyond that. We… Continue reading If You Have Kids, Remember These 4 Words…
Dear (Almost) Kindergarten Mom, I have four words for you. You Can Do This! Ok, actually I have way more words, but we'll start with that. This is to all the moms (and dads) out there who are inching ever so close to your child's first year of school. You're about to get them registered… Continue reading A Message of Hope: For All the Moms Worrying About Kindergarten
All the boxes and bags had been ripped and torn open on Christmas morning. Toys were scattered along the floor ready to be played with for the first time…and what does my child gravitate to first? The $2 whoopee cushion from his stocking. (You know, the bag you blow up and when squeezed or sat… Continue reading Just Laugh
It's the last day of another year gone by. How can I let it pass without reflecting on this year? As I sat down to think, certain experiences or moments didn't immediately come to mind as I intended. Instead I kept hearing the words, please slow down. My husband and I did quite a bit… Continue reading I Can’t Keep Up
Hey teachers, I need to have a word with you. I have few important things you really need to hear, so please listen up. Don't be offended if I don't get everything exactly right. I'm only going by what I know here, not being a teacher and all, but this has to be said. First,… Continue reading Teachers, Listen Up!