Wacky October day!

It started out as a typical day – parent teacher conferences, pumpkin carving, children climbing refrigerator shelves to get to cupcakes, pee pee getting almost into the toilet, an impromptu load of laundry (complete with shoes), and a partially made lunch waiting patiently on the counter. A kid in the bathtub and another one at…

A plea for kindness

Around the world, in our own country, and even in our own backyards, you can find pain and suffering; injustice and heartache. And recently it’s felt as if it would swallow me whole. But when you’re a parent, getting swallowed whole isn’t an option. And while I must trust that there is more good in…

Where did all the short uninterrupted “me-moments” go?!

Everyone feels it – the busyness of life with littles. But it’s strange. I wake up with the day ahead of me, and then I blink and I’m getting my littles ready for bed! And if I’m lucky, I am able to stay up for about an hour of bleary eyed “grown up” time, that’s…

Fooey

It’s a funny thing how a school year can get so full without even being aware it’s happening. But here we are, with over flowing plates and feeling the pinch for time, energy, and patience. And so, as is the motto around here – when feeling overwhelmed, create! But recently, the stress has had a…