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 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
The school year is over and I’m so proud of everything my girls accomplished. Look out summer, here we come! … More School’s out for summer!
Seeing how my girls love themselves and how we need to love ourselves more. … More Inside my reflection
To my Little Bird, I like butterflies. I respect and appreciate the transformation that occurs for a butterfly to emerge from its cocoon. There must be growth, and the passing of time, or a caterpillar can’t change into that butterfly. I have realized that the caterpillar is you. And on the eve of you’re 10th … More Happy 10th birthday, Little Bird!
How my sport-hating kids learned to skate past their fears … More Everyday I’m shuffling
The other day my husband pointed out a phone booth; a rare sight, nowadays. The Little Bird asked what it was, and D explained that there was a time when not everyone had a cell phone, or that even there was a time where those didn’t exist. After the shock and awe of such a … More #socialmom