Toddler Tantrums

Toddler Tantrums

Kids crying and throwing tantrums for no reason — we’ve all been there. I have an almost 5-year-old and a 2-year-old. The tears are nonstop for assorted reasons. Read More

How to End the School Year Strong

How to End the School Year Strong

By May 1, my attitude toward everything related to school gets sadly apathetic. I have grown weary of dirty backpacks, papers, worksheets, homework folders, science projects, forms to sign, end-of-the-year parties, concerts to find black pants for and the never-ending donation requests. At this point in the year, I’ve learned my 46-year-old brain’s full capacity on the purpose of a cell wall, the Amendments to the Constitution (no offense, Founding Fathers) and how to do anything with fractions.

Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Grandma Right Over!

Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Grandma Right Over!

Our grandkids are very active and participate in organized sports. The other day, they asked me what sports I was involved in during my high school years. They wondered if Duck, Duck, Goose or Red Rover was my dominant sport? They even had the gall to ask if I went to state for them. Very funny kids, but actually they weren’t far off. Read More

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