The Table

The Table

School is back in session and I wholeheartedly welcome routine back to our day-to-day life. Schedules are posted on the fridge and in binders, and calendars are filled with planned adventures for the school year. Meal planning has begun and with everyone’s schedule, I am determined to have as many family meals as possible. There […]

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

This week marks a new beginning for our family. This was my daughter’s first week of preschool. In addition, she will be transitioning from going two days a week at a home-based daycare, to preschool five days a week. I will be going back to work full-time. I thought I would be more emotional about […]

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Your School Parent-Teacher Group Needs You

Your School Parent-Teacher Group Needs You

You’ve probably heard the cliché “It takes a village…” when it comes to raising children. I would dare to say that many of you have carefully cultivated your village – creating carpools; watching out for your friends’ kids, and even correcting their behavior at events or when they visit your home; cheerleading their efforts; and […]

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BACK TO BUSY- (3)

Back to Busy: Budgeting Family Time During the School Year

I’ll never forget when a mom a few years down the road of life informed me that life gets busier as children get older. I couldn’t comprehend her statement at the time, because my life with three little kids seemed so hectic! However, when my firstborn started kindergarten along with gymnastics and piano lessons, I […]

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Girls Night IN (1)

Girls’ Night IN

It’s one of those ideas that seems so simple and obvious once you’ve had it, but the first “Girls’ Night In” actually kind of happened on accident. A girlfriend’s husband was out of town and she texted a few of us asking for some adult company that evening once she had gotten her kids to […]

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