It wasn’t my finest week, I’m afraid. Among other bumps in the road, I discovered that the main thing kids (and by “kids” I mean “Big”) learn in 1st grade is how to be mean to Mom. Luckily there are three other people in our family who still seem to like me. Most of the […]
You know what Big wanted for Christmas last year? An iPad. You know what he wanted for his birthday this year? An iPad. You know what he didn’t get? An iPad. So do you know what he does? Beg to play with my iPhone. He wants to play games. Take pictures. Make videos. And now […]
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I sent Big off to kindergarten (besides a lot of tears—which ended up being mine, not his). I guess I figured by the end he’d know how to write his name. Maybe read a few words. Add two plus two.
When I was a little girl, I remember thinking our local boutique toy store was magical. There were toys I’d never seen in commercials, and I could touch and experience them all before deciding what I wanted. Now, as a mom, I love that my kids are able to enjoy that same experience at our […]