In the waning days of summer, it's a time to say goodbye and celebrate all that we've accomplished. Here are some end-of-summer rituals I love!
As summer comes to an end, my kids and I are all feeling a little bit of sadness. It's been a fun-filled three months, full of swimming, barbecues, and trips to the park. But as the days get shorter...
What’s left on my summer bucket list?
As a mom, it can be hard to find time for yourself. Here's a list of things to do before the summer is over!
Tips for preparing for the start of the new school year
As a working mom, getting organized for the new school year can be a daunting task. Here are my top tips for getting organized:
Back-to-School Survival Guide for Parents
Are you ready to go back to school? Here are ten tips to help make this year a success.
5 Summer Safety Tips for Kids
Summer is rough on moms and kids. It's estimated that 1 in 4 kids is going to need medical attention for something over the course of the summer. I have 4 kids. Are you kidding me?! The last thing I need is a call saying my one of my chuckle heads is at the hospital.... Continue Reading →
The Train Wreck Mom Summer Survival List (written before I got a job)
Summer is in full swing. And you've already exhausted every free activity in your area. What's a mom to do? Make a routine that isn't routine. Madness, I know. A routine is for the school year. Summer is for relaxing and chilling out and letting their brains turn to mush. How's that working for you?... Continue Reading →
June in JoMo
We're figuring this is our last summer here. So, I figured I would get some pictures before it all fades away. Enjoy.
The Smell of Summer
There’s something about the smell of summer. I keep the memory of it locked away to get me through the cold, gray months of winter. The smell of the last school bus ride, the excitement and anticipation of impending freedom masquerades under the guise of pencil shavings and mimeograph papers given as busy work to... Continue Reading →