The other day, as we were unpacking groceries, I gave my daughter a simple, yet useful task. I simply asked her to fold up the paper bags once they were empty. I figured it wouldn’t take her long, and we’d have the … Continue reading →
As a teacher, I long for and crave summer. I love the freedom, the sleep, the time to pay attention to life and my family. I have it up on a pedestal. Once it’s here and I’m spending the day with … Continue reading →
Are your kids obsessed with Frozen too? Our kids are all about them, but the toys are next to impossible to find. Luckily, Stephanie from Binkies and Briefcases just so happened to be at Target at the … Continue reading →
As a child, our family bought fireworks to set off on July 4th. Every year I remember having firecrackers, smoke bombs, bottle rockets, snaps, and a parachute. My brothers and I took our lit punks and set them off around the farm. Once … Continue reading →
Last week was one of those run, run, run kind of weeks. The kids had day camp, I hurt my back, there as swimming, baseball, and late night swimming. Our weekend plans involved the zoo and getting ready for camp. Needless … Continue reading →
For the first time in our lives, I dropped BOTH of you off at summer camp. I missed you before I even left the parking lot. I kept waiting for the counselors to invite me to spend the week working … Continue reading →
I don’t know my way home from the airport. I know the general direction; and that it’s full of twists, turns, traffic, and honking horns. I also know, it’s so easy to get lost on the way home, for some strange reason.