High five!

As I sit here and look back on the past five years, I can honestly say it’s been a good journey. Starting this blog is high on my list of accomplishments, and keeping it up (albeit with a few breaks here and there) is something I am so proud of. This blog is not only … Continue reading High five!

One and Four

The girls started early this year asking about school. They wanted to go school supply shopping, find their indoor and outdoor shoes, new backpacks and get everything ready. I told them it was too early, but after constant begging, we bought their shoes, backpacks and school supplies. I even organized their uniforms, ensuring all items … Continue reading One and Four

School lunch lunacy

I know it’s summer and school is out. I’m super-happy that I don’t need to make lunches until September. I only need to worry about myself. Which is nice for a change. I’m a mom of a soon to be first and fourth grader. So I would not consider myself a rookie mom any longer. … Continue reading School lunch lunacy

Pedal onwards

Sometimes I think I’ve failed as a parent. (Okay, maybe more than sometimes). I mean my kids are clean, well-mannered and get along most of the time. But we are two weeks into summer vacation and I’ve heard I’m bored more times than I can count. I know we don’t live in 1983 anymore. Kids … Continue reading Pedal onwards

Eye talk

  When I was little, my parents would speak Italian to each other when they didn’t want us to understand what they were saying. However, after spending entire summers at my grandparents’ house, I began to understand Italian, and soon their secrets were revealed. D and I don’t speak Italian to each other, so instead … Continue reading Eye talk