“When mothers talk about the depression of the empty nest, they’re not mourning the passing of all those wet towels on the floor, or the music that numbs your teeth, or even the bottle of capless shampoo dribbling down the shower drain. They’re upset because they’ve gone from supervisor of a child’s life to a… Continue reading Sometimes It Hits You Right in the Feels…
Pumpkin waffles crisp and warm from my toaster oven... waiting for my maple syrup and candied nuts (inspired by the box top). No pie spices, so you can sprinkle on your own. But they do pack a big pumpkin-y flavor. I like these waffles, and would definitely buy this product again. The Boy came downstairs,… Continue reading Pumpkin Extravaganza Continues- Tasting Trader Joe’s Waffles
...because my family is three for three now, and it is really getting to be annoying. "The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick.” GK Chesterton The Husband and I were excited to attend Family Week and spend time with The Girl. It had been six weeks since we dropped her off… Continue reading Looking For a Break, a Healthy Break- Please?
Are you annoyed with your teen for spending waaaaay too long in the bathroom? Looking to elicit a laugh from the loo? Share this with them the next time they text you from the throne, and maybe your teen might reply to you, too: Bonus: see here, an actual text conversation from teen who received this… Continue reading 💩💩💩 Essential Emojis for Communicating with Your Teen:
Oh my gosh, The Boy is doing high school sports! This is a first for our family, since The Girl avoided official school sports- fencing was her bag, and it was kind of off campus. Big team, great kids, top-notch coaches, fabulous teams from the surrounding schools all add up to an opportunity not to… Continue reading Running with the Big Dogs