Two weeks ago Maddy started asking, “Elmo, Barney, Berenstain Bears, and Snow White!” Huh? This was met with a blank stare from me as I tried to solve this LSAT question about the relationship … [Read more...]
She’s Having a Temper Tantrum
Maddy came out of school today, much the way I fantasize about leaving Indigo…with a bag full of shit I love, that I have no intention of giving back. One of her teachers was so sweet to have brought … [Read more...]
Back to School
This is our second week of being back to school, and I’m feeling a little lost trying to set the new routine, but I’m thrilled that it wasn’t nearly as difficult as I anticipated it would be. During … [Read more...]
Back to School – For Real. Maybe.
The day has finally arrived. It’s so strange going back to school two days after Labour Day this year, that I think we were all afraid to get excited. But they did go back to school - for real. Maybe. … [Read more...]
Back to School. Eventually.
School starts tomorrow for my kids. On a Wednesday. At first I was convinced that the theatre camp Molly attended in the summer was backfiring in a big way and had made my truthful tween into a … [Read more...]
The Five Minute Lunch Challenge
Packing lunches has got to be the worst way to start the day. Actually, waking up with a tarantula in your bed is worse, but meal prep is a very close second. I make lunches for the three apples … [Read more...]
Girls Who Code
Nerdguy has been running a video game programming camp for Molly and Grace all weekend. Every summer he likes to teach Molly something in-depth related to programming, and she soaks it up as one of … [Read more...]
ADHD Awareness Month with Dr. Adelaide Robb
October is ADHD awareness month. I'm not sure if that timing is because this is the month that many families and teachers become glaringly aware of it without even needing an awareness month. … [Read more...]