I may not have new clothes, but I always have new books! I can’t stay away long enough to really stay away. I always have to take a peak at what’s new. And when that happens, I always find something. Read the rest of this entry
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There is a bit of a debate when it comes to those instant grades, you know, where parents can peer into their kids school grades any day any time and get the whole scoop. There are some parents who highly like this option and some parents who highly dislike it. When it comes to me, I am on the dislike side. The advantage in this case of disliking, is that I simply don’t need to use it. No harm, no foul. No need to care about it too much, right? Read the rest of this entry
When my babies were babies, time went by kind of slowly for us. As they advanced to toddler stage, it still went by kind of slowly. They were adorable and so much fun, but a lot of work chasing them around, teaching them and keeping them safe from themselves. On to a couple hours of preschool a couple days a week and the days still went slowly, sort of, and so did the years. They were very young still and spent the majority of the day with me and were a lot of work. I loved them dearly, but they made me work hard! Read the rest of this entry
I remember my cousin whose children are older than mine, telling me she actually camped out the night before preschool registration, in order to get her children in that particular preschool. Our neighborhoods were new at the time and packed full of families with small kids, but even so, would I be willing to camp overnight to get a preschool slot for my child? Preschool this is! Read the rest of this entry
It always amazes me how fast the summer goes. Every year I worry about how to keep the kids busy and happy and the summer exciting and fun. And then suddenly it’s all coming to an end and all the traditional functions of going back to school stamp their dates on my calendar.
It’s all so sudden. The school year goes on & on. A little activity here, a little activity there and then just as school is about out…the craziness escalates to unbelievable proportions. So much now to do in so little time! With five kids in four different schools there’s a lot to think about. Signing permission papers, handing out money…that turns into my job. There’s field trips to fun Read the rest of this entry