It is a Saturday night. My husband left this afternoon for a week of work in Madrid. My son is having trouble getting to sleep and keeps complaining of a sore ear, a tummy ache, a sore eyebrow (I thought that was pretty creative), anything to get me to stay up in his room and sing to him. Normally I wouldnt, but tonight Im a little Olympicsd out and really dont have anything else to do, so I dont mind.
Archives for February 2010
So many recalls, but who would have thought it would hit the Girl Scouts?
From Chaos to Clarity in 5 Quick Steps:
Happy Friday readers! I just pulled into Starbucks to Blog. I was volunteering this morning for my sons schoolat the local bowling alley forhisPurim Bowlathon (for those of you that dont know, Purim is sort of likeour Jewish Halloween). The kidswere alldressed up and adorable, andran into the bowling alleyby the bus load, excited to play hookie for the morning. It was great fun.
What’s better than moms sharing, giving, creating, connecting and coming together to support and inspire each other? Not much that we can think of! Modern Mom reached out to some incredible women in the mommy blogging community. We were amazed and honored at the response we received. We discovered some awesome blogs written by moms just like you. Today, we want to take the opportunity to feature some of our favorites. We think they all deserve some online exposure and attention, but here are our first picks. Some will make you laugh, give you great tips and advice, or just relate to hectic life as a mom. These mommy bloggers sure do it with style and have a lot to share. And we are loving it!
I just hung up the phone with David in Africa. What a difference several continents can make. Its amazing to me what happens when the things we all take for granted are taken away. What I would give for our every day normalitys. I miss him a lot but I am discovering many things about myself during this time alone. The meaning of me time has been taken to a whole new level
Jennifer Hudson’s 6-month old son takes after his mom. Lucky boy!
There are few things more relaxing than sitting in a candle-lit room, listening to soothing music while being pampered with facial masques and body oils. The problem is that few people can afford such luxury these days. But it doesn’t have to be the case; look in your pantry and refrigerator for ingredients to make organic spa treatments that can be used from your head to your toes. Light an aromatherapy candle, put on some soothing music and lock the door.
If you are looking for a relationship, or maybe even just a date for Saturday night, you are going to need to flirt. Flirting consists of subtle hints and clues that you send to a potential boyfriend to let him know that you are interested. Many flirting signs are done subconsciously, like giggling at jokes or flipping your hair. Other forms of flirting can be very intentional, and very effective. Here are a few ways to grab a guy’s attention… and maybe his number.
You buy your kids clothes and toys, and where do they end up? The bedroom floor. It’s a familiar ongoing battle between parents and their children—how to get your kids to clean their own room. More yelling? Not necessary. Find out how to turn this task into a trouble-free routine.