Well, I don’t know about you, but after many rounds of Old McDonald Had a Fart at the dinner table tonight, I’m ready to send the kids back to school tomorrow… Lesson #1: It’s been a momentous week for me. Being featured on Huffington Post legitimized me as a blogger. Yelling at Little to stop […]
Sometimes It’s Hard to Say Goodbye
School’s out! It’s summer! You’d think those two simple sentences would have the kids and me jumping for joy. And, at 8:15am this morning — when we were all still in our pajamas and the three of them were giggling over a game they’d made up — those words did feel good. Really good. But last […]
Last week, I found myself having totally unrelated, but similar conversations with each of my children’s teachers. Conversations that, less than a year ago, seemed so very far out of reach.
Tales of Back-to-School Shopping
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.
Here’s to You, Star Teachers
As a child — all the way through high school, even — I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. I’d play school, bossing everyone around, and thought, “What could be better?” Now that I’m an adult, and some of my closest friends are amazing teachers, I know that their job isn’t all […]