Have you ever seen the movie Garden State with Zach Braff and Natalie Portman? I absolutely love that movie but I’ve found it makes me incredibly sad so often I’ll see it on as I’m flipping through my channels and I’ll actually force myself to keep moving. One scene I always shed a few tears
To quote Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch “Tomorrow is Christmas! It’s practically here!” Now while it’s not THAT close, the reality is there are only 10 shopping Fridays left till Christmas (you’re welcome). As much as we may want it to, time doesn’t slow down, stand still or even go in reverse. Not even The Grinch
My daughter had her first day of kindergarten last week. It went exactly how I had expected – smoothly and effortless. The only one with tears in their eyes was me (after I left my big girl in line with her new kindergarten friends and she couldn’t see me). From that day forward it was all sunshine,
I love flowers. I still have not figured out how to keep them alive, but I’m trying. Every summer, I invest in a vast array of potted treasures at the beginning of the season and year round, I consistently have at least one vase filled with a supermarket bouquet. They make me smile despite the
“I wish we never had to leave Momma!” Is a frequent statement from my kids. When my daughter first discovered her favorite show, I can remember her first reaction to being told, it’s time to turn off the tv. She stuck out her bottom lip and widened her eyes in what I still consider an
My daughter was in in-home daycare since she was 10 weeks old. She loved where she was and absolutely loved her daycare provider. But after she turned 3 we started to feel like she should be somewhere with kids her own age (she was the oldest where she was). We agonized over the decision, quite
This afternoon we are driving to New Hampshire to drop off our son at sleepaway camp for two weeks. This is his first experience at: a) at an overnight camp, and, b) away from us for more than a few days (and that was with grandma, who is a super fun, no-nag version of me).