A New Family Tradition for the Holidays: Black Friday/Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Christmas Dinner

  This may come across as a mundane topic to many of you, but I was incredibly excited to put together an impromptu Thanksgiving feast for my family this year. I have never played host for my family on any major holiday. For the first time, I was beginning to feel a little sad about… Read More A New Family Tradition for the Holidays: Black Friday/Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Christmas Dinner

Cranky New Year: The Top Three Reasons Ringing in the New Year with My Kids Was Difficult, Albeit Memorable

I have had one or both kids at home with me for several days spanning the period from Christmas to the present.  Yesterday was the first day back to the public schools, where my older daughter attends preschool, but it was cut short due to snow.  We quickly received notice that school would be closed… Read More Cranky New Year: The Top Three Reasons Ringing in the New Year with My Kids Was Difficult, Albeit Memorable