First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

It sounds cliché to say that time is flying, but as the first day of school is today, I feel it so much more when I see their names on class lists for grade 2 and grade 5. It really does feel like yesterday that they were little babes in my arms, or learning to … More First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

This is how you survive when your school mornings start at 6am

(This post first appeared on the Kitchen Stuff Plus website, on August 8, 2018.  Be sure to check out the original post here and follow the hyperlinks to learn more about the products I used to get us organized for school.)   Get up! Wash up! Eat up! Get out! This is our school morning … More This is how you survive when your school mornings start at 6am

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 … More One and Four