My Top 10 tips to tackle parenting

It’s summer. I’m in school. I’m working part time (More about that in another post…), so our lives are full of stresses and messes! Seriously. If we get out of the house with all of us clean, ready and without scrambling, it’s a red letter event. A typical morning in our house over the past Continue reading →

Washout Aftermath

In the two weeks since we transitioned Isaac back to Mini Mites, there have been a variety of things that have been going through my head and Isaac’s. First off, Isaac misses his Cross Ice Friends. I knew this would happen, but I thought if we explained everything and did it all with plenty of Continue reading →

When it’s a zoo,what’s one more?

We’ve got cats. We’ve got frogs. Now, please welcome the latest addition to our zoo…. Red, the Guinea Pig! Isn’t he CUTE?! His name? It’s after the fire truck from Cars. So, can you guess who technically owns Red? I’ll give you a hint… Yeah. it’s one more in our zoo of a house, but Continue reading →

Declaring his intentions already

The other day, Isaac and I went to Bombers Burrito Bar because he’d been asking for tacos. He wanted Toxic Bell, but I wanted real food-not 75-80% meat and the rest fillers. Plus, Bombers makes a killer pulled pork burrito/taco/what have you. AND it is a LOCAL joint. But, back to the point. So, this Continue reading →

Doris the Alpaca and other hilarities

I’m now resigned that we’re into the swing of things. Seriously. I’m getting into the groove (I actually taught today…wow!) and so is Isaac. This means that the sharing stuff got sent home. (deeeeeeep inhale and exhale…) If you’ve been here a while, you all remember the heights of stress sharing caused me last year-trying Continue reading →

Getting ready

Now that I’m back from Hotel Tarmac and the two day SMARTboard training, which kicked some serious butt by the way, life can get back to abnormal, as in getting ready for the new school year. I’ve been spending lots of time both at home and at the new school trying to get everything set Continue reading →

No, I’m NOT a nervous Mom.

When you have a medically messy kid, you learn very quickly what you have to call the doc for and what can wait and ride itself out. Docs you deal with on a regular basis also get to know if you’re one of those “rush to the office on every stinkin occasion” or not. Me, Continue reading →
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