I don’t know about you, but I always have really high hopes for the summer. Not only is it a time for everyone (including me!) to decompress a little, but it’s also a time for kids to grow in other ways, discover their passions, and just have some good, old-fashioned fun. It’s also a time […]
Letting Kids Be Bored Is Anything But Boring
“I’m bored.” Two little words that strike fear in the hearts of parents everywhere. There is little worse than a super whiny child who’s just soooooo bored. He wants TV! He wants video games! He wants a plan! He wants you to entertain him! I’m not going to lie: I give in…a lot. I certainly […]
My Summer Bucket List: One Month to Go!
It has recently come to my attention that summer will be over before I know it. I’m not sure why this feels like such a surprise to me, but it does. And at the risk of sounding like a petulant 4-year-old, I’M NOT READY!!! That said, since I don’t have the time (or the floor […]
The One Thing You Absolutely Need to Do for Yourself
A little vanity isn’t a bad thing. In fact, I’m starting to think it’s necessary if you want to make it through the first few years of motherhood with your sanity semi-intact. I say that because at varying points in the last four-and-a-half years, I’ve been that mom. You know, the […]