Welcome to Summer

Need some ideas to put on your summer list? My kids are willing to share their list:

Unique School Lunches

My kids love the sack lunch. They don’t love the same lunch week after week. And I don’t love being in the kitchen which means . . . they have to come up with their own ideas. The first couple of weeks, my son decided the most efficient means of making his lunch was to . . . → Read More: Unique School Lunches

Kids and Moving


A little boy is moving. He tells a classmate, a little girl, the moving date. “That’s sad,” she says. “I’ll miss you.”

He smiles. “When I grow up, before I get married, I’ll search the world for you.”

“NO!” she shouts. “Just google me!”

“Yeah,” he says. “I’ll search Google Earth for you!”

If . . . → Read More: Kids and Moving


While doing laundry today, I noticed a pattern. “AHA!” I declared.

Mike looked at me, waiting for an explanation.

“Remember when I was pregnant and kept saying that ‘this kid’s heels feel sharp enough to pop right through me?’”

“Barely,” he said.

“And remember,” I continued, unfazed, “when you hugged me and mused that I . . . → Read More: Proof