My son made his first basket during a basketball game on Sunday. This was a momentous occasion. You see, my son is not one of those boys who lives for sports. We know a kid his age who wakes up at five in the morning on game days, puts his uniform on, and then stands at the edge of his parent’s bed begging his dad to go outside and practice with him before the game. This is not … [Read more...] about My Son Likes Star Wars, Not Sports!
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Happy summer! For me summer is about checking out to reconnect and slowing life down just enough to enjoy the easy days of summer. My favorite part is giving up my morning duties and hanging up my carpool hat for 3 short months. Time seems to be moving faster as my kids grow up and their agendas get fuller and life's demands take over. I was laughing to myself at the end of … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke: Checking Out To Check IN
I recently dropped a comment on a selfie that a young woman I love posted on Instagram. I relayed the famous Carrie Fisher quote “youth and beauty are not accomplishments”. I didn’t think twice about it because it’s a line I use around my own children frequently when I want to remind them that they are so much more valuable than appearances, or how society defines beauty. I … [Read more...] about Mistakes, Apologies and Lessons Learned
Getting your kid ready for back to school can be a daunting task. You might want to make a checklist (see link below) for getting ready for back to school. It will help you get organized in a sane way for that first day of school and starts a month before school and goes up to the first day. Additionally, follow these 5 steps to make getting organized for school a little … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Get Your Kids Back on Track for School
I think that right now, right at this very second of his life- my son is at the perfect age. He is 11. Eleven is the age of all things that meld into the perfect vortex of “BOY”. I have to say I can’t think of a time that might be better for him. At this age, He is able to walk down the road by himself to visit a friend. He likes to go for walks with his … [Read more...] about Please Give Me One More Summer