In my recent return to the interwebs I left off with a teaser promising some Hoff. I’m not going to drag it out and make you all wait – it might take a minute to travel down this journey that leads to David Hasselhoff, but we’ll get there. So buckle your seatbelts, grab a snack, […]
So I feel the need to clarify my last post about keeping a summer schedule. If you are done laughing (Mom, and a nameless friend or two), here’s the point I was trying to make: When the kids finally get done with school it can be really easy to fall into the trap of not […]
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, […]
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 […]
Keeping the Faith Without Religion.
This can be a tricky time of year for us. The Hubster and I were both raised celebrating and practicing Christian holidays and traditions, but as we became adults we found that a lot of the frameworks of our religion weren’t compatible with what we thought, how we lived, and eventually, what we wanted to […]
The Learning Curve.
Things may be different at your house, but around here new skills are learned in roughly the same pattern every time. It’s a lot of fun…. Stage One: Child is trying to do something on their own, like put on pants, or shoes. This is a new thing for them. 2.8 seconds after they start […]
Around here the days are starting to get darker a lot earlier and the weather is colder. This means that I am looking for easy ways to fill the time with the kids. Ways that they can be creative without it costing a fortune in supplies and having the entire house covered in glue and […]