Care Less in 2019

Happy New Year everyone!! I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays!! We had a quiet Christmas at home and a speedy fast trip home to Ohio. Got to spend some quality time with both sides of the family which was so needed. Now that we are […]

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The Jig is up Santa

I’ve known this time was coming for awhile. Cici is 9 years old and the kids at school have been telling her right and left that Santa isn’t real for about a year. She would talk with me about it and question me. Any time […]

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Sick Day Survival Kit

You wake up in the middle of the night with a sick child and are up all hours comforting your child, throwing things into the laundry, crouching down in the bathroom to hold hair while rubbing backs with sympathy.  Or even this sick joke of […]

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Taking a Rain Check on New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year you guys!!!  2018!!!  It’s going to be a great year because it is an even year, right? As it is already January 10th today, you can see I did not just enthusiastically jump back in the schedule ready to go.  In fact, […]

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Halloween Hangover: A True Story

Dressed up in costume, the children in delight, Begged at a million doors on Halloween night. They marveled as they dumped out all their loot. Mom says “Pick out 4 candies and a Rice Krispies to boot!” “Ok”,  said the kids as they snuck in […]

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Mario Kart Family Halloween Costume

If you know me, you most likely know that I’m super last minute with anything creative I do.  I seem to be one of those procrastinators that does well under pressure.  So, for that reason, I will be sewing or gluing things onto my kids […]

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Time Management Tools For Kids

There are some days that we have a hard time staying on task.  Running behind, moving at the pace of snails, rushing, arriving disheveled.  It can be a lot on early mornings to keep everyone moving and doing what they need to in order to […]

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Orientation- A Mom’s “First Day of School”

Excitement and nervousness filled the room as we enter our assigned classroom.  After a quick introduction from the teacher, I was instructed to find my son’s labeled desk and for us (the adults) to plop ourselves onto the miniature children’s seats with tennis balls stuck […]

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A New Chapter is Upon Us- Kindergarten

As we are finishing up July, I can see the school year approaching fast.  The summer has flown by!  We’ve had quiet days, days where I thought I might lose my mind, crafty days, pool days, beach days, days that have turned into “mandatory glass […]

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Back To School Favorites

  BACK TO SCHOOL FAVORITES School is just right around the corner!  Top thought when I think of school starting?  How on earth are we going start getting up at 6 am again?  My kids are on major summer time still!  Okay, so am I, […]

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