5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

I have always wondered what teachers *REALLY* want to say to parents, but can't. I get the impression they feel worried about telling parents the truth since these days some moms and dads are quick to blame the teacher for problems with their children. ...more
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6 Important Lessons I Learned About Blogging

Starting a blog, I knew content was king, but there were so many other factors I had NO CLUE about. I have learned so much this past year. I couldn't possibly write down everything I learned, but I did narrow it down to these six lessons. ...more
Oh how I can relate to "Comparison is the Thief of All Joy." Like you I followed a few blogs. ...more

My Daughter's Picture Day Fail


10 Ways I'm Better Now Than I Was 10 Years Ago

It's my birthday! Woot! Woot! I am officially 35 years old! Leaving your twenties is tough. I remember having a hard time when I turned 30. Not anymore. I feel like this is the perfect age. (until next year... then THAT will be the perfect age) ...more
In many ways, absolutely! I wouldn't go back even if I had the choice! :)more

My Sick Kids Ruined My Selfish Mom Moments

I love being a mom. I love it more than I ever thought I would. But sometimes, I have selfish mom moments. Today I am home with two sick babies. And while I am thankful that I can be home to take care of them, this is not how my day was supposed to go. I am filling in at work this weekend, so I already had today off. And I had plans. Big plans. Just for me. I decided I was going to have the sitter come even though I didn't have work, and I was going to take the whole glorious day for myself. Something I rarely do. ...more
Your mom's day off sounded wonderful! Sorry you had to miss it. Those little stinkers. ;)more

Mommy Wars: Can't We All Just Get Along?


5 Ways Working Moms Can Get Involved at Their Kids' School

It is back-to-school time! My sweet little man is going into first grade, and I learned a lot about school involvement during his first year in kindergarten. As a working mom, it is tough to always know what is going on at his school, but I have found ways to stay in the loop. ...more
Bijee Yes, its not easy to balance, but there are still ways to be part of things, you just kind ...more

10 Promises to my First grader


I took a vacation from social media


Library Scavenger Hunt