Not only do I love celebrating mom-owned businesses, I love when people come up with simple, innovative ways to make time with my kids more fun and engaging. Each of the following businesses is doing just that. Please join me in spreading the word about these innovative small businesses that are the brainchild of moms […]
Our kids have a new adoring aunt, I have a lovely new sister-in-law, and we may even have a nice (as in hair combed, everyone smiling) family photo worthy of a holiday card (though most people who really know us probably won’t believe it’s authentic…). That’s right you guys, this past week (plus) was epic. […]
When I started 3rd grade, I’m pretty sure the only requirement my teacher had for parents was to ensure that their smock-dressed students had enough chalk to do their daily lessons. Ok, maybe it was #2 lead. But still, things were so very different back in the olden days.
The other day I ran into a friend at my office (aka Starbucks). He asked what my kids were up to this summer and the subject of workbooks came up. I confessed, as I’m doing to each and every one of you here, that I don’t make my kids do one single bit of school […]
*UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for your interest!* Do you know what Little wants to be? Not when he grows up, now. Seven. He wants to be able to read, write, and do math problems (as well as play on sports teams and have friends over all the time, of course). Well, […]