Tomorrow I'm heading to our district's informational meeting for incoming Transitional Kindergarten (TK) parents. Already, friends of mine are buzzing around getting ready for the new school year. Talking about academic readiness, chatting about sight words, discussing flash cards.
I ended up with two polar opposites. They are my children because they are exactly the limits of what the universe believed I could handle.
So, it's FINALLY winter here in Southern California. The temps have dipped below 80 and the winds are in full force. With the shift in weather, our house is typically plagued with two things: dry skin and preschool germs. I've rounded up a few of my favorite products for surviving both!
My biggest concern was having to wear my glasses exclusively for the week leading up to the procedure. Silly me.
Moms, we will never turn the men in our lives into the dads and husbands they could be if we continue to treat them like a second class version of ourselves. We need to acknowledge that dads can be fantastic parents, not just for an hour here and there, but constantly and consistently.
I find that the meal boxes are really intended for people who love to cook (or enjoy learning), are trying to move away from eating out as often, and want to spark some creativity into their meal planning repertoire.
When I was a kid, I was teased relentlessly about my skin. And, as an adult, I have trouble shaking the fact that I'll always be the palest person in the room. It's an inner dialog that happens daily from about May until October.
If you're anything like me, you consider bread an integral part of your daily existence. Personally, I'd take fresh baked bread over chocolate any day. Seriously. But with two toddlers and less personal time than I'd like to admit, baking bread just doesn't usually make the cut of things we get to do very regularly. I … Continue reading Four Ingredient Bread for Gluten Lovers Everywhere.
I'm a true California girl. And with all this sunshine and summertime, Californians are expected to reach above and beyond when it comes to saving our planet. We put a heavy emphasis on recycling, water conservation and energy saving initiatives. And, while my heart wants to reduce my footprint for the sake of my kids, … Continue reading The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Saving the Planet (And Getting Something In Return!)
I saw a funny meme this morning as I was scrolling through my Instagram: While I'm sure some of my friends out there had a lovely, relaxing Mother's Day (as indicated by all of the overly enthusiastic social media posts), I found comfort knowing that I wasn't the only mom out there struggling to enjoy … Continue reading Mother’s Day Hangover