Back to School is My New Year

I don’t make new years resolutions, mostly because I’m not very good at keeping them.  So the New Year is a fun time, and I love to celebrate it but it really doesn’t change anything in my life. Now back to school time is a different story.  Back to school time signifies a change in […]

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Summer Goal Tracker for Kids

My kids have 1 more day of school, 1 MORE DAY!!!!!! We all look forward to having a little more freedom, lounging around, and enjoying some fun adventures.  I have always dreamed of being that care free mom that wakes up and let’s the kids decide what we should do that day, but the truth […]

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Back to School Lunches

Lately I feel like school lunches have become a huge topic of discussion.  Are the “hot lunches” that schools provide the best option for our children?  What makes up a school lunch? Is it mystery meat like that talk about on TV?  How much does a school lunch cost? Now, let’s not forget about packing […]

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Just Being- Update #1

I am so thrilled to have had such a great response to Just Be With Me, so I thought I should update you on how it’s going.  So far things are going okay.  I wish I could say that everyone is peachy, there have been no tantrums (by children or adults) and that I am […]

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Just Be With Me

“Mama what you doing?” was not the sound I wanted to hear at 6:15 this morning when I was trying to get a jump on my batch cooking for this month. “Making muffins buddy, and why are you…” G interrupted before I could finish “Can I help?” In this moment I wanted to say NOOOOOOO!!! […]

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Summer Mom Makeover 2012

A friend of mine mentioned how burned out she felt this month already and maybe we should do a parenting challenge for the rest of the month (Hi Jodiann!!!)  She mentioned she was listing the things she wanted to work on so she could look at them to remind herself of the parent she was […]

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This House

We made the choice to move out of our old home on Monday, yes as in 3 days from today.  The packing, loading, and moving itself isn’t such a big deal; the bigger issue is that our new house won’t be ready for us to move into until May 24th.  Soooooo… we will be spending […]

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