Avoiding spring break boredom

Spring Break will be upon me in two weeks time.  An entire week of my own children, and it's up to me to decide how to make it fun and relaxing, vs a whining fest.  I am going to bring back the bag I … [Read more...]

Rude people

After enjoying an unseasonably warm afternoon outside with friends, my children and I escaped the rain by walking into the local thrift store. My boy wanted to hunt for more items to add to his … [Read more...]

Class Valentines

Yesterday, my son informed me that I'm boring. "Everyone else puts candy in their Valentines, why can't I? You're boring!"  Perhaps he has a point.  Unfortunately, my boy is allergic to 75% of the … [Read more...]

Don’t sweat the small stuff, pt. 2

So, I was using my hot glue gun to repair a headband when it dawned on me... This could work quite well for all my daughter's little Daisy patches!  And wouldn't that be a far better solution than … [Read more...]

Don’t sweat the small stuff

I woke up this morning at 8am, in a startling rush of panic. We have to leave at 8:15, driving, to get to school on time.  I carried around a belief that I would be able to shovel cereal into my … [Read more...]

The most common New Years resolution

How should I tackle the most common new years resolution in the history of new years resolutions? A number of years ago, I met with a wonderful group of moms at my local Y, twice a week. The class … [Read more...]


2013 is going to be an awesome year!  It has to be. This year, my goals are a bit stereotypical, but here they are... 1. To get back into a good work out routine.  Yes, I was once in one, and … [Read more...]

I am blessed

I was much better at saying, "NO!" to people last year.  Between my daughter's birthday party, being Head Room Mom for a classroom party, the couple Holiday parties I agreed to attend, and subbing … [Read more...]

What day it is!?!

I've lost a week somewhere.  Between my daughter's birthday, her party, my wedding anniversary, making gifts, and preparing to host Christmas, an entire week has disappeared. I didn't realize it till … [Read more...]

December 14, 2012

This is one of those days that makes you want to pull your children close, and never let go. I am grateful that my family who live in the area are well and safe. I am thankful for the safety of my own … [Read more...]