I needed something quick and adaptable for summer fashion but practical for cool nights. The Bee started talking about a poncho I made for her when she was “so much younger” (her words) and I decided that was the project.
When the question of “playing hooky” came up, I thought about mental days health days for adults and what this means for my family.
Early this morning, The Bee came down from her room to join me in watching the movie Whiplash. “Did you see?” she asked, and before I answered she blurted, “Donald Trump won. I’ve been up all night watching and I’m scared.” She talked about a classmate who is afraid of her family being deported. There are some classmates […]
Disclaimer: Today’s post is sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, but my love for their services is all my own! As a pregnant woman, I thought that the bible of parenting was the book “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” but in hindsight I feel like there should be a book called “The Kid […]
The last few weeks at work have brought an influx of people looking for the books their children need to complete their respective school’s summer projects. Each request is a bit different but consistent with each parent is the desire that their children get a good start for the upcoming school year. As a parent […]
Part of my instructions from the study I am involved in is to do some kind of physical activity for at least 20 minutes a day. Twenty minutes in the scheme of things is nothing but for some reason I find that I am always “getting ready” to do my workout instead of actually doing […]
The Bee has started high school and the change in our home could not be more noticeable. Our days begin with her getting herself up and ready for school, with little prompting from me. Most days she is ready to go, her uniform ready and prepared. She has everything neatly arranged and there is no more of […]