There are things I don’t like about summer break, such as the (unfounded and ridiculous) moans of “I’m booooored,” the disappearance of mass quantities of food the minute it hits the fridge, and the fact that summer isn’t actually that much of a “break” at all. But even though my kids have spent most of […]
I went to buy a pair of swim goggles yesterday. It’s still summer, so surely this should not be a problem. After all, swim season is still in full swing, it’s 99 degrees out, and days that don’t darken until after 9 o’clock at night beckon for kids to be sporting bathing suits right up […]
Summer is long. Summer with kids is even longer. Why isn’t school year-round again? For the past two weeks, I’ve been working at home while my 5-year-old and 6-month-old carouse and conspire and annoy and aggravate and whine and cry and poop themselves behind me. (Not all of those apply to both kids.) We’ve traveled […]
The 6 reasons why back to school isn’t all fun and games. WAHHHH!
School’s out, and one mom shares the perfect way to document it Bye Felicia! At the beginning of the school year, one mom’s photo went viral because — let’s face it — some of us need a break. The school year gives us that break, or at least a few hours to focus on work […]
After a long summer break, your kids finally started school again. You’ve got big plans and an endless supply of motivation. You are going to be hyper productive and complete ALLOFTHETHINGS on your ever-growing to-do list. Well, I’ve got news for you. You, like the rest of us, are probably deluding yourself. The cold, hard […]