Man, wasn’t I just talking about emergency preparedness on Facebook? And now here we are, hiding inside from Hurricane Sandy. She is expected to completely devastate New Jersey.
New Jersey has been prepping for this storm for the past 2-3 days, and it’s pretty obvious to even the littlest kids that something is up. So, do we explain to them…
P’s preschool teachers, Miss Sarah and Miss Emily, LOVE Halloween. They love it so much, in fact, they read the kids Halloween books all year long, and in October, they check out all of the books they can from the library for the kids to enjoy. They’re professional Halloween lovers, and professional teachers, so I figured they’d have some…
Last Tuesday, the day after posting My Weekends Are Not Weekends, I came home from work exhausted. This is normal; I am often most exhausted on Tuesdays because that’s when the weekend catches up with me. I dragged myself into the kitchen to cook, but I had forgotten to defrost the chicken I intended to make for dinner….
Last weekend, we went to a birthday party for one of P’s little friends. As is the custom nowadays, the party did not include the opening of presents.
I hate this.
I was shocked the first time I attended a child’s party and they didn’t open their gifts. I thought the parents were kind of jerky because of this, like they…
If you’re looking for something to occupy your kid in the car and your kid loves Disney, have I got the thing for you. Disney Songs & Story albums.
I got a $10 three-pack of these from Target for P’s birthday back in July: The…
I’m a firm believer that it’s important to instill in your kids from very early on that messes don’t clean themselves. If you don’t start teaching your children to clean, you’re going to spend the rest of your life doing it for them. But how do you get them interested in cleaning? Set them up with their own cleaning…
So I’ve been back to work for about 2 months now. I re-read my August post Back-to-Work Series: The Night Before last night and thought an update was in order.
In the aforementioned post, I listed all of the things that I needed to do to get out the door in the morning, and I color coded it based…