Tag Archives: Children

What did you learn today?

A typical afternoon around here usually looks like this… The boys get off the bus and come bounding down the hill to the house.  They barely make it through the door before they begin dropping coats and back packs and … Continue reading

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Thank you to the village

It has been waaaayyyy too long since my last post.  There have been deadlines to meet, carpets to clean, drapes to wash, sporting, scouting and school events to attend, etc.  It seems like life is swallowing me up sometimes.  People say to … Continue reading

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The hidden lessons of Halloween

I know I am a couple of days late with this post but, what can I say, I’ve been a little busy.  Like the rest of the world, (ok, so maybe not the entire world), my family and I celebrated Halloween this past … Continue reading

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Child Abuse or Parenting Genius?

“Hey kids, there’s been an announcement. Today has been declared Parent Appreciation Day which means that the kids have to make dinner for their parents tonight.” Continue reading

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A day with my daughter

Over the weekend, my husband took our sons to an all day Cub Scouting event which meant that my daughter and I were going to have a “girl day”!  I was really looking forward to it. It may sound strange but … Continue reading

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We’re Bored!

School is closed today, for teacher’s meetings, and I am already slipping into insanity.  It is 8:45 in the morning and the five children here with me (my 3, plus 2 others) have already run out of things to do, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s 10 Commandments

I was feeling a little stressed this morning and decided I could use a little mom comedy.  So, I thought I would share it with you, my faithful readers (translation – those of you that just have nothing better to do for the moment!).  … Continue reading

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The Unattended Toddler

  She is on a Quest 2B Her!   Something happened over the past few months.  I can’t really pinpoint the day it began but I can tell you that something definitely happened…     My sweet, adorable, angel-faced baby girl has become a…TODDLER!  … Continue reading

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The Big Yellow Bus

       The first day of school, what a fabulous day.  So much preparation goes into this highly anticipated day.  We outfit the kids with new clothes and shoes, buy all of the right school supplies and wait with bated breath to … Continue reading

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The Pool, My Kids, A Bee and My Ralph Lauren Sunglass

     If you are a mom you know that, with children, the mood of the moment can take a change for the worse without any warning at all.  Things can be going wonderfully, everyone laughing and having fun and then “Boom!”, … Continue reading

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