We hear, “you’re going to miss this when it’s over” or “you’ll look back on this and smile” and other annoying cliches from older parents all of the time. But as I’m beginning to identify with those “older” (gasp) parents I have to say, they were right.… Read More You’re Going to Miss This
There are approximately 5 weeks left of the school year. I have 5 more weeks with a 5th, 2nd, and 1st grader. I’m not sure who is more enthusiastic in their countdown…my tween who is about to leave elementary school behind for the big leagues of middle school…or me. 5 more weeks. I say that… Read More Are We There Yet?
I am a working mother and I always have been. I took only six weeks off after the birth of my first daughter (thanks to no paid maternity leave) and twelve weeks off after each of the births of my other two daughters (still no paid maternity leave but we were better able to manage).… Read More The Hardest Choice a Working Mother Must Make
So often, especially as a female, I question myself about overreacting or making a bigger deal out of something than it needs to be. When it comes to my kids’ school, I worry about being ‘that mom’. And then there’s all the talk of parents these days being overly hands on, to the point of stifling… Read More Developing the Home-School Partnership