Category: Parenting

Our Moving Process, Part 4: Telling the Kids

Continuing with my series about the story of our move to Indianapolis, I am going to share a little bit…

Seven Quick Takes: Life lately

Linking up with Kelly for Seven Quick Takes. Life lately. That’s my topic. So exciting! How on earth will you…

Happy 11th Birthday, Smarty Pants

The days are long and the years are short. That’s all I can think to say about the fact that…

Responsibility and accountability: Our new system for staying on top of chores

Chores. Ugh. Easy to assign, difficult to carry out. We’re big on routines, and I find they bring so much…

School Lunches: I don’t pack them anymore

Part 1: A former teacher turned parent shares what’s important and how we manage all the school related stuff in…

Managing Homework Time, Play Time, Dinner Time, Snacking, The After School Hours

Part 1: A former teacher turned parent shares what’s important and how we manage all the school related stuff in…

Staying on Top of Scheduling and Saying NO! & Google Calendar vs. EC Life Planner

Part 1: A former teacher turned parent shares what’s important and how we manage all the school related stuff in…

Paper, paper, more paper and emails! How I tame the communication BEAST

Part 1: A former teacher turned parent shares what’s important and how we manage all the school related stuff in…

Full time school mom wanted

I love having my children in our parish school. It’s not perfect (There is no perfect school, is there?), but…

Road Trip Part 5: TIPS & TRICKS!

Road Trip Part 1: My Hometown Road Trip Part 2: High School Reunion Road Trip Part 3: Ohio Road Trip…