Tag Archives: Parenting

Teen Trends: Who Knew?

Image via stylegroup.co We recently went on a family ski trip that involved very little skiing. Mother Nature has not been well behaved, so we had no snow and conditions were not even cold enough for the snow-making machines to do their thing. So, we spent our ski trip doing a lot of alternative activities – […]

Mornings Made Easy with the Magic of Cubbies

Let’s face it, when the winter weather shows its ugly face there’s no better friend in the world than the snooze button. Yet as lovely as those extra couple minutes with Mr Sandman are, the extra precious minutes can really cut into all of the other things you need to accomplish before getting the kidlets […]

Someone I Want to Be

My kids are growing up, and I’ve begun to think about who I will become when they leave. You know, when they go off to an amazing college or sign up for the Peace Corps or get that coveted internship in Italy with the renowned fresco restorer and leave poor me here at home. (Can […]

Leaving Our Mark

  My husband bought me a Fitbit for Christmas. Actually, he gave it to me on Thanksgiving. Because he is apparently unable to buy me a Christmas gift without giving it to me immediately. It was a sweetly thoughtful gift, except for the fact that earlier in the day, sometime between washing out the turkey […]

A Wish For My 3 Year Old Kindergartener

When my December baby started Junior Kindergarten this year, I actually wasn’t as worried or concerned as I was when my oldest daughter started. Despite being so young, my little JKer is my easy child. She’s taken everything in stride. When we moved. When she started daycare. When her baby sister was born. She could […]

4 Reasons Why Solo Parenting Can Be Awesome

For over three years, Daddy-o has been a Fly-In, Fly-Out (FIFO) parent. It has not been without some challenges and now he’s transitioning back into the local office. This is good news! Although he works long hours, it means he will be home most nights. It’s something we are all looking forward to. (Kind of.) […]