Like many of my mom friends, this week brought about change for our family as my daughter started pre-kindergarten. The last few days and all their necessary adjustments have certainly created their fair share of struggles (dropped-nap-that-she-used-to-take-during-the-time-that-she’s-now-in-school, this side eye is meant for you) and leaving my daughter in the care of near strangers –
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Survival Mode. Raise your hand high in the air and wave your freak flag if you are in Back to School Survival Mode. I’d join you but I’m too damned tired. I get it. The back to school routine is rough. One minute we’re posting pics of our beach vacays and the next minute were signing
Alright moms, whether you’re sad to see the summer end or excitedly doing the back to school dance, I’ve got some tips for you that will hopefully make your child’s school year a memorable one and even add some organization to these crazy lives of ours. 1. Download the Keepy App on your Phone Of
During the past week, my older son started kindergarten, and my younger son had his first day of preschool. I work part-time, and I’m extremely fortunate to have my mom and husband care for the boys while I’m working. While this is great, it also means I’ve never really been “childless” while not at work
We at CT Working Moms have a love affair with Whole Foods. We love highlighting them and love that they’re a family friendly grocery store. Did you know that when you enter Whole Foods if you go to the customer service desk they usually have a juice box and snack for your children (for FREE)?
My daughter went back to preschool today! I did enjoy summer with my family, but my daughter is the type of kid who needs school and structure and lovely, patient people to teach her stuff. Parents, you know it is quite a process just getting to this big day. There is back to school clothes shopping.
Summer’s end is clearly in sight. We have been living it up during the last week over here with a fantastic trip to see the grandparents and extended family, complete with a day at the zoo, so many root beer floats, and playtime with cousins. Summer always flies by, but at least this year, we feel
Once again, it’s that time of year when parents everywhere walk with a little extra pep in their step. That’s right… school is back in session! This time of year always has me reflecting on my former life as a teacher. Although I made the decision to make the change to a different career, I would
I have seen many articles covering Land’s End recent addition of science-themed shirts for girls to their fall clothing line. This is great, and clearly long overdue. I don’t even have a daughter, but I’ve noticed the major anti-feminist themes running in clothing for shockingly young girls out there. I get it, and I applaud Land’s End
I have a love-hate relationship with Back-to-School shopping. On the one hand, it’s the moooost wonderful tiiime, of the yeaaaar: (that may as well be me in the commercial) But on the other hand, the commercialism and greed of it all drives me nuts! I have looked though my kids’ closets, and they don’t actually need