Ah, December — the month of hope, anticipation, parent-teacher conferences, holiday parties, and tantrums. (Hopefully not all at the same time.) Lesson #1: Our creepy elf is the one who should be getting coal this year, if you ask me. My kids keep coming home from school after talking to their friends asking why our […]
Gingerbread House Activity: A Real Mom’s Do’s and Don’ts
I’ll be honest. I don’t have a great track record with gingerbread houses. I fail. Consistently. Last year I swore I’d have Lenny do them next time. Again. But, I forgot. Again. And I forged into dangerous territory with my kids. I mentioned this on Facebook, and it got some interesting discussion going. Apparently I’m […]
10 Things I Learned This Week, Vol 44
Lenny took the kids out for donuts, so I’m sitting on mine (see Lesson #10) and avoiding the stack of dishes in the sink and laundry on the floor. I know, I spoil myself.
Not So Easy
The other day I thought it would be fun for my 3-year-old son to get in the holiday spirit with a new mother/son tradition: building a gingerbread house. When we went to buy the kit, the woman in the checkout line asked my son, “Are you going to help your mommy build this?” He looked […]