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My son is starting kindergarten – again

July 18, 2008 – 4:37 pm

In a few weeks, my son will start kindergarten. My husband and I made the decision last spring to have him repeat the class. It’s not a total repeat – he was in an integrated …

Home Security

July 17, 2008 – 4:42 pm

So here’s the thing. I truly do realize that I’m not perfect. I’m nowhere near the perfect mom, housekeeper, wife, office aide, taxi driver, babysitter, cook. That’s obvious! But I think that on most days, …

When will mommy get it together?

July 17, 2008 – 10:30 am

I have a few confessions to make – I caved to my daughter this morning and took a shower with Little People. Lots of them. My daughter wanted to bring a few toys in the shower. …

My 3 year old has discovered online shopping

July 17, 2008 – 10:21 am

I took my children – 3 and 6 – shoe shopping the other night. Both had near meltdowns by the time we were leaving – shoeless. It’s my fault.

Got Milk?

July 11, 2008 – 10:06 am

The famed-Milk Mustache Mobile Tour will be at Fry’s Food & Drug, 1915 S. Power Road, Mesa, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 14.The tour is hosting the Chief Health Officer Contest, which invites local …

Kidless for a week

July 9, 2008 – 11:05 am

My house is quiet at night. I’m sleeping without interruption. And my mornings? I got two loads of laundry done before coming to work today.

New job

July 7, 2008 – 2:23 pm

Late last month I switched jobs at the Tribune. After more than two years on the copy desk in both a part-time and full-time position, I’ve returned to reporting. I’m now covering schools in Chandler …

Goin' fishing

July 7, 2008 – 10:34 am

This is a birthday I won’t soon forget – probably one of my best in years (of course, maybe that’s because I don’t quite remember what I did last year!).
We took the kids fishing for …