Having a tween in your home can be a tricky, challenging and zany thing. This is no news flash, I realize that. You are watching something grow and bloom before your very eyes, like one of those rapid-speed videos. New directions are forged with each passing day. And lord knows, we all remember what it… Continue reading I Have a Dream. For a Tween.
Second day back at this and I’m going to hit you with a recipe. Why? Because I just about overdosed on lobster this summer and now am acutely aware of the enjoyment that this strange sea animal can bring a person. In years past, I have been the only lobster lover in my house. Kids… Continue reading Get Crackin’
The pencils, pens and notebooks have been tucked into newly cleaned backpacks. We are officially back to making lunches (*note Groan heard ’round the neighborhood*), a new schedule has been set and we are off! The school year has begun. In my head, I’m hearing the bell of the Kentucky Derby and the announcer screaming… Continue reading End with a Beginning
10 days of no TV. 10 days of not reading a newspaper or watching Morning Joe. 10 days of not hearing a phone ring. 10 days of not planting myself in front of a glowing screen. 10 days of almost forgetting that the nation of Facebook existed. Whoooooo (large exhale)….ahhhh….can you hear me sighing? The… Continue reading April Unplugged