Dinner time at my house can present a number of challenges… First, feeding 9 mouths can be pretty expensive, so I’m always looking for something affordable. Secondly, finding meals that appeal to 9 different people (okay, 8 — the littlest doesn’t count yet) ranging in age from almost 2 to 49 years old can be tricky.
21. Deep Rose When you are having a playdate, and your 4-year-old leaves the room, and then comes back 5 minutes later wearing all 14 pairs of his underpants at the same time and nothing else, you turn this color. 22. Santa’s Suit You turn this color at your 3-year-old’s first dance recital when there is
Once the month of May rolls around, the morning news shows, talk shows, home improvement shows, etc. will show you every possible gift idea for Mother’s Day. If you’re not a mom, you’ve probably bought at least one of them for your own mother: flowers, candles, picture frames, spa gift certificates, jewelry, etc. I have received some
Hindsight is 20/20, and all the signs were there. I just didn’t want to see them. Disinterested, distracted, inattentive… But the betrayal is the final straw. And for it to be the day before Mother’s Day only drives the knife in deeper. What I’ll miss most are the quiet moments, the gentle touches, looking lovingly into
One of my babysitters is a friend of mine on Facebook. She’s going to be a senior at UCONN next year. She was voted captain of the swim team and her GPA is something annoying like 3.6. She’s also super cute and super cool. She’s Cool College Babysitter — CCB. CCB reminds me of a younger me. I swam at
Let my kids eat in the car. or the play room Let my kids watch a dvd in the car for a 5 minute ride to the store Buy clothing with Dora printed on it Buy anything with princesses printed on it Use my tv as a babysitter Buy sneakers with flashing lights in them Let my kids watch Spongebob