You know what’s asking for trouble? Taking three sugared up kids shopping for school supplies. (Yep, they finally cashed in on that first-day-of-school ice cream I promised. On day four.) But I hit Office Depot with those chocolatey little buggers anyway. Because that’s how I roll.
I’ll be the first to admit that though our family has many talents, art isn’t one of them. I want to be a crafty person. I attempt to be a crafty person. But, at times, I give in and admit my shortcomings as a crafty person. The truth is, I really don’t want my shortcomings […]
What happens when you have two kids who are slow to warm, suffer from varying degrees of separation anxiety, and just want to play sports all day? You stick ’em in a science and art camp for 6 hours every day for a week. Wait, huh? I’ll admit, though I was thrilled with the idea […]
This summer my boys are going to camp to fail. Yes, you read that right. I don’t mean it in a discouraging way. Quite the opposite, really. You see, at Camp Galileo, part of their mission is to teach kids to dive in — to take risks and solve problems. Because when you do that, […]
It’s been a week of little sleep and lots of “challenges”. But we survived—and even snuck in a bit of fun—just in time for Monday to come around again. Lesson #1: When your kids help grow, pick and even chop the veggies, they’re a lot more fun for them to eat. (This lesson is dedicated […]