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Friday, July 19, 2019

Dear SOL: I Got My Own Standards

All I have heard for the past three weeks is SOL talk.  At first I ignored it because well I don’t care about SOLS.No, really, I don’t care. The only standard I hold my...
Summer Fun List

Our Summer Fun List

The kids and I sat down over the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day Weekend, and made our summer fun list. I thought I'd piggyback off of my previous post, 5 Ways To Make Summer...
Summertime

5 Ways To Make Summer Parenting Easier

A few years ago, I wrote a post entitled “I Am Not A Summer Parent,” where I detailed why having no schedules and being the one in charge day after day was not for me....

Preparing for Baby #2, #3, or in this case #4

I'm due in about 2 weeks. Ask me what I've done to prepare for baby #4 and I'll tell you I've done nothing.I say I have done nothing because we have no crib, the...

Some Days I Love Him Better Than Others

Next month I will have been married to my husband for fourteen years.  Fourteen years is long enough for me to have passed through an entire decade with him, which means my husband got...

6 People, 3 Bedrooms: 8 Reasons We Love Our Little House

4 years ago, my husband and I bought our first house. It’s small and it was a bargain.  For all intents and purposes, it’s a starter home: 3 bedrooms upstairs (and one of them...

Charm City, USA

 I asked Donovan once what he thought was the most dangerous thing on earth after we were talking about a thunderstorm full of brilliant lightening flashes and thundering booms in which I cowered in...

College Nannies and Tutors Helps Keep Nannies Safe

If you're hoping to make some extra cash or your college student is hoping to make some money over the summer, you could be targeted in an online scam.NBC12 covered fake nanny ads and called...

Mother’s Day, Every Day

Mother’s day isn’t about coffee mugs or flowers pots or spa treatments or brunch or your husband buying you the perfect gift with your child’s name attached to it.Mother’s day is about children giving...

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

This year, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is Thursday, April 23. This day was officially recognized in 1993, though parents have been taking their children to work much longer than that.The...

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