The big(ger) kids are back in school and I have time with just my littles again! It is so much fun to focus on preschool-type stuff for part of the day. We picked our letter of the week back up where we left off with the letter Q. Tuesday was the first day of school, so after… Continue reading Q is for Quack, Queen & NyQuil
This is me trying to improve upon last school year. We did ok toward the beginning of the year, but soon settled in to many months of rushed mornings and the same PBJB* day after day after day. Eventually we finished out the year with buying school lunch every day. And there’s nothing wrong with that,… Continue reading Lofty Meal Plans Part 2 – Breakfast & Lunch
You’re welcome… for the song that’s now stuck in your head. Tonight I went to an event put on by my favorite blogger, Jordan Page. Go check out her site at funcheaporfree.com if you’re not familiar with it. She’s awesome! I just came home and had to write down the things swirling in my brain,… Continue reading Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want…
WARNING: I am not the sort of person who should be giving out advice about what to eat/feed your family or how to pull it off. I am terrible at getting dinner on the table and we do NOT eat super healthy around here. However, just like anybody else, I have to figure out what we’re going to… Continue reading My Lofty Meal Plans for This Year – Part 1
There is no way to adequately describe how I’m feeling right now. I’m in my room, getting ready for swim lessons, and outside my door I can hear the vacuum going and the clinking of clean glasses being put away in the cupboard. There are people here, cleaning. People other than me. Little people, who live… Continue reading They’re Out There Cleaning!
I think every mom knows at least one (or 25) other mom/s that she admires and would like to be like. I certainly have my fair share of mothers I look up to, but a surprising amount of them are fictional. Here are the women (and some animals) I’d like to be like when I grow… Continue reading Great Moms in Children’s Literature
The best potty-training experience I ever had* was when I followed the guidelines in this book by Dr. Glenn Latham. A few of the main points are: Use 100% positive reinforcement – you don’t say anything negative about it ever. Take all the emotion out of it – when there’s an accident you just clean it up.… Continue reading Poop and Pilates (or How I Learned to Stop Making Excuses and Start Working Out)