Just a little somethin’ to break the monotony….Summer, summer, summertime

Yesterday was the first day of summer vacation and by 8:15 am I realized that I needed to make a plan. Not a ‘schedule every day, every minute, every activity’ plan, but I was definitely going to need to add some structure to our day. My son who just finished kindergarten was used to one, […]

You Better Work

I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while now. It started with the Oscars when Ben Affleck was thanking his wife during his acceptance speech and referred to their marriage as “work” and that there wasn’t anyone else with whom he would prefer to work with. I watched that and felt a great sense […]


As any parent will attest, the topic of sleep is never far from our minds. It starts before the little stinkers are even born with everyone and their mother telling you to “Sleep now before the baby comes!” It’s used as an excuse for why you (you=pregnant mom to be) are getting up 847 times […]