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August 8, 2013 – 2:31 pm |

How did it happen already? School’s just started and already we are up to our eyeballs in spelling lists and tracking “reading minutes” at our house. I’ve been up past 11 several nights in a …

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Advice to my sister

April 20, 2007 – 4:19 pm |

Tomorrow we are going to throw a baby shower for my baby sister. Ok, so she’s not a baby. In fact, she’s a year older than I was when I had my first child. She’s …

Morning rush

April 19, 2007 – 5:12 pm |

I love mornings. Really, I do. I wake on my own without an alarm clock right around 5:30, which allows me just enough time to get a shower before the toddlers awake. It is the …

Summer decision

April 18, 2007 – 9:20 am |

As soon as I returned from taking my son to daycare yesterday I realized – it was registration day for Parks and Rec! I obviously still hadn’t made a complete decision as to what to …

It's definitely that time of year.

April 17, 2007 – 4:10 pm |

The heat is coming, the kids are almost out of school and the mommies have to decide what to do with all that summer free time. It’s a free-for-all to get your children into …

Summer plans

April 17, 2007 – 9:27 am |

There are 28 days left of school for my preschool-aged son. I know this because the bus driver has posted a countdown sheet by her place in the bus (well, her daughter made it for …

Bedtime Part 2

April 13, 2007 – 2:31 pm |

Wouldn’t you know, not 12 hours after I posted my first bedtime blog, my children would decide: Bedtime? What’s bedtime? Thus I ended up with two sleepless nights in a row, a tiresome adventure for …

(911) 4-DINNER

April 11, 2007 – 10:22 pm |

An easy emergency recipe every mom should have just in case, with ingredients that you’ve probably already got lying around.It’s not an emergency recipe in that it cooks quickly (because it doesn’t), but if you …

Mars v. Venus

April 10, 2007 – 3:06 pm |

It must be a universal truth that men and women will argue about who is doing their share around the house. I will admit to you that possibly my expectations are a little high. …

Bedtime

April 10, 2007 – 9:14 am |

Bedtime is matter of routine at our house. As soon as the clock strikes 7:30 (or sooner if the two toddlers at our house start to show signs of tiredness) we march upstairs for a …

Potty training

April 6, 2007 – 3:13 pm |

It’s painful, time consuming and must be done. Or at least, that’s the attitude I took when I started potty training my oldest long ago – now a nearly 5-year-old son. But as I approach …