We have two elementary schools in our district. One is for the kindergarten and first graders, and the other is for the second, third and fourth graders. In 8 days — EIGHT DAYS — we start school Thank you, Jesus. Every year, the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade school has a meet and greet day. …Read More
When your kids are pushing your buttons and driving you insane and testing your very last bit of patience, the usually aren’t trying to intentionally piss you off. They are trying to send you a message. They need some attention. If anyone can relate to this, it’s me. It’s probably my biggest challenge as a …Read More
this post contains amazon affiliate links which, should you click on them, may give me a small affiliate commission at no extra cost to you Last week a friend of mine sent me a private message asking me if I listened to audio books. Which, up until about five minutes after I read her …Read More
I drive a 2006 Chevy Suburban. We got it brand new in 2006 when Number 3 was just a few months old. Number 4, 5, 6, and 7 weren’t even in existence then. At the time it was state-of-the-art. It had On Star (which was relatively new) and satellite radio (which was really new) and …Read More
Raising kids is hard. One of the most important and rewarding but also the most challenging jobs you will probably ever have. But very often we make it harder on ourselves by taking short cuts. Doing what is easier in the short run is convenient, but in the long run it is guaranteed to come …Read More
Last week I took the kids on a little mini-vacation to the Jersey Shore. If you’ve never been to the New Jersey beaches, you are missing out. And if you’ve never been to Wildwood Crest, you are really missing out. Wildwood Crest is at the southern end of the Wildwoods, which is made up of …Read More
I got a message last week asking the following question: I would love to see a post though on what you do during summer, etc. Do you go out all the time? Do you have a billion “playdates” for the kids? Do you hit every local museum or theme park? Do you feel like you …Read More
I took Numbers 3 through 7 on a mini vacation last week to the Jersey Shore. It was mostly awesome. Except for twenty terrifying minutes. We stayed in Wildwood Crest, in a super cute hotel. It was right on the beach. But right on the beach is still a little bit of a walk to …Read More
Today was awesome. Except for the 20 minutes I couldn’t find Number 6 and Number 7. But that’ll be in another blog post… Here’s a few snapshots of our day! We love it here!
Today was Day 1 of our 3 night/4 day mini vacation. It was awesome. And it didn’t really start until 4 p.m. Can’t wait for tomorrow!