Posts Tagged: kids

A Special Leaf

Caught up in the endless round of activity that permeates life with school-age children, it is sometimes difficult to pause to just… appreciate. I certainly found this to be the case when I was raising a child in elementary school.

A Special Leaf

Caught up in the endless round of activity that permeates life with school-age children, it is sometimes difficult to pause to just… appreciate. I certainly found this to be the case when I was raising a child in elementary school.

Halloween Costume Fails

My family makes Halloween costumes the way Rube Goldberg would if he worked with fabric. There is usually a plan, but it’s rarely apparent to anyone else. Here are 3 Halloween costumes my daughter still blames me for.

Halloween Costume Fails

My family makes Halloween costumes the way Rube Goldberg would if he worked with fabric. There is usually a plan, but it’s rarely apparent to anyone else. Here are 3 Halloween costumes my daughter still blames me for.

She Wanted a Cat

My daughter wanted a cat, but my husband was against the idea. He felt that she needed to be old enough to take proper care of a pet before we got one. Opining that third grade was too young to

She Wanted a Cat

My daughter wanted a cat, but my husband was against the idea. He felt that she needed to be old enough to take proper care of a pet before we got one. Opining that third grade was too young to

Good-bye to the Tooth Fairy

When my daughter cut her first tooth, I cried for the end of the toothless, gummy smile. For me, this was the first tangible evidence of change. It meant the advent of solid food and independent consumption of nourishment; the

Good-bye to the Tooth Fairy

When my daughter cut her first tooth, I cried for the end of the toothless, gummy smile. For me, this was the first tangible evidence of change. It meant the advent of solid food and independent consumption of nourishment; the