How I Stopped Hating Football Season

I wrote this piece for http://www.Stridepost.com, the online family organizer. Check them out and please enjoy. You’ve heard the cliché, If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. This is the story of how I joined ’em. And how we both won. My husband … Continue reading How I Stopped Hating Football Season

Back-to-School Bedlam

The picture really says it all. Hubby started a new job on Tuesday, the same day that my 6-year-old started first grade. Two days later, my 3-year-old and I have just returned from an interview with her new preschool teacher. My work area is stacked high with school calendars, PTA reminders, and student handbooks. I haven’t read through any of those things yet because I’ve spent the last two days filling out emergency cards, photo releases, medical forms and parent surveys. Please do not think I am complaining for one second. (Well, maybe just one.) I am thankful that my … Continue reading Back-to-School Bedlam