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

I’m bored

Last week, here in Ontario, the kids were on March Break. That meant every activity you can think of was packed to the rafters with parents and kids, trying to keep their kids busy for the week. I didn’t take any time off this year, and because I am able to work from home a … More I’m bored

Music Monday: Can’t Stop the Feeling

My kids love music. I can hear them singing to commercials, in the car, to each other and when they’re by themselves. They, of course, love popular music, and the likes of Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, Rihanna and Drake. We’ve become channel surfers, skipping both the songs we don’t like – ours trumps … More Music Monday: Can’t Stop the Feeling

Here come the pencils! Here come the books!

School is upon us, and you can feel the excitement in the air! The girls have picked out new backpacks and lunch bags; they’ve gotten new shoes and school supplies. But the excitement goes beyond new markers and crayons. It’s the idea of a fresh start; creating new memories and making new friends I shake … More Here come the pencils! Here come the books!

The Mouse turns 5!

  To my Little Mouse. My skunkaroo. Where has the time gone? How did we already get to your 5th Birthday? I am amazed and astonished by you. You make me, and everyone who crosses your path, smile every day. You are a bundle of joy, and your zest for life is contagious. And your … More The Mouse turns 5!