Where did the time go? Not summer, but the day/evening. Seriously! I get home from work when my daughter gets off the bus, so 3:30 p.m. Every single day, I set a goal or schedule for myself and or her. Then, it is bed time...what the heck? I had 7 hours when I got home, … Continue reading Quest for a schedule
How important is the tween and teen drama to you? When your child wants to tell you about something that happened at school; a friend didn't sit by them at lunch, a friend didn't walk with them to class, a boy or girl said something mean to them, a boy or girl teased them about … Continue reading Tween and Teen Drama
Despite the many digital devices and our love of technology around here, not everything is digital. Earlier this summer, I asked Melaina, now that she is tall enough to reach the entire freezer, to turn on the ice maker. A few seconds of silence then the affirmative, "Okay! Got it!" Imagine my utter confusion, when … Continue reading Not Digital
Ever have a day where you don't want to "mom"? I mean once we have kids, we are always on as a mother. Whether you are home, at work, out with friends or on vacation. You are still a mom. It never goes away! And not in the sense that we want our kids to … Continue reading Are You My Mom?
My 'mom' bag, spilled secrets. I only call it a mom bag. It's actually my safety blanket of sorts. I feel very off my game if I don't have a bag with me. Even if it sits in the car and I just take a purse or wallet into wherever I am going. I feel … Continue reading It’s In The Bag
If you aren't familiar with Painting With a Twist or several other variations on the name with the same idea, here is the cliff's notes. Set up a group or join an open session, bring your own beverages, including wine that they will open for you. There is usually a pre-determined picture that the group … Continue reading Painting With a Mom’s Twist
Oh yes...I just went there. Waffles, practically their own food group, gluten free! At school registration today, my daughter and some of her friends commented about the SnapChat filter for National Waffle Day. That led to one of her friends saying we needed to have waffles. She has to eat gluten free, so we swung by … Continue reading National Waffle Day – Gluten Free