I am always looking for ways to be more present and connect with my kids and to facilitate any means of communication with them. It’s a constant challenge for me with five kids who are twelve and under at home, especially with sports schedules and homework and well, you know… life. About a year and […]
An Inside Job
Three months ago I committed to the daily practice of gratitude. At first, it did not feel normal. It was forced. It felt fake. But that saying Fake it til you make it is a saying for a reason, I guess. This daily gratitude practice isn’t a big time commitment. It takes maybe a minute or […]
A Letter To My Child’s Teacher
Editor’s note: I did send this exact email to one of the kid’s teachers, but wanting to not throw the kid under the bus, I changed the Number of the kid and I may or may not have changed the gender. Dear Mr. (Science Teacher), As you know, there is a personal science experiment due […]
What the flip am I supposed to do with this?
The kids are growing up so fast and life is so hectic with one kid now working and three kids on the swim team, one doing baseball, one doing t-ball, and me working every night. I leave the house at 4: 15, just as the kids are getting home, and by the time I get […]