There will be hours upon hours of car rides our future. No matter, I am already looking back on this seemingly mundane time as a sweet memory of the way things used to be.
I don’t remember where I first heard the phrase “Afterschool Shuffle”. It was somewhere along the play date/Mommy and Me event circuits. The Afterschool Shuffle is what I like to refer to as the time between day care/school pick up and dinner. This phrase has always stuck with me as a perfect description of the
Raise your hand if you dread back-to-school time and the homework it brings more than your kids! Ugh. Me too, sister, me too. As if we don’t have enough to pack into our precious after-school hours, worksheets and journalling have to find their way in there too. And when it takes my kid 50 minutes to