Today was day sixteen of summer vacation. It was the first really rainy day since the kids have been out of school, and after two weeks of sun and outdoor swim practices and a few late nights and a nine-hour-long 4th of July party the other day, we were all in need of a lazy, […]
Mom, What The Heck Are You Talking About???
Every year Number 5 and 6’s school does this 26-Days-Of-School-Left countdown where each day has a theme which is related to a letter of the alphabet. You start with “A” day and work your way down to “Z” day on the last day of school. Number 5 is the girliest of my girls, and she […]
Super Easy Advent “Calendar”
We have a ton of Christmas books. They just aren’t ever organized and all in one spot. And every year, Christmas comes and goes, and I’ve missed the opportunity to read Christmas stories to the kids. So yesterday I went on a hunt. I found all the Christmas books. I picked out my favorite twenty-five. […]
This year things will be different. My pledge for this school year.
School starts in a little more than ten days. Every September I do the same thing. I vow to start the school year off differently. And then I disappoint myself by not following through. This year will be different. This year I will not disappoint myself. Because this year I will be realistic. Here is […]