I know I told you all how I’ve been dealing with a round of depression. And I know I haven’t written a post in a couple days. And I know that’s unusual for me. But I just wanted you all to know (because some people have asked) that I am still here! I have spent the […]
The Seven Best Words in the English Language
You know what the seven best words in the English language are? Mommy, I love you so, so much? No. Those are good. But they’re not the best. Let me watch your kids all day? Not quite. I just went poop in the potty? Very close. But no… Susie Johnson, you just won the lottery? […]
This is going to be harder for me than it is for you.
I’ve been counting down the minutes until the kids go to school tomorrow. So have the girls. They are super excited. But Number 6 is fighting it every step of the way. Every morning he wakes up, asks how many more days there are until school starts, and then as soon as I tell him, […]
We Were All New Once
If your school district is anything like my school district, once those teacher assignments come out for the upcoming school year, the feeding frenzy begins and people start interrogating everyone who has a kid older than theirs about teachers. There are always those teachers that everyone wants to get. There are the teachers that nobody […]
To The (Freaked Out) Parents of Kindergarteners
I’ve seen your posts in the closed school Facebook Groups. I’ve seen your posts in the open Facebook Groups. And I’ve been in your shoes before. In fact, even with our sixth kid last year, I was still you. Freaking out. So I get it. Our youngest has her first day of kindergarten six days. She has […]
If your child is nervous about the first day of kindergarten, this will help.
I know a lot of you are getting ready to send a child off to kindergarten. (And I know the thought of that first day of school is often way harder for moms than it is for the kids.) But if your son or daughter is a little (or a lot) nervous about that first day, I […]