My Kids and the “F” Word

Click bait title, sorry... Not THAT "F" word. They're all under 5 and home with me most of the time, so we have pretty decent control over the profanity they're exposed to (although Cora has learned the "Name Game"--Cora Cora Bo Bora, Banana Fana Fo Fora... Aaaaaaand we have a dog named Grux...so oops...) In … Continue reading My Kids and the “F” Word

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Friday Five: 5 Music Videos for your next Family Dance Party

Every single night...I mean, most evenings...Ok, fine, so on nights we are miraculously home at a decent hour, we start the bedtime routine around 7:30.  Cora to the restroom. Hank to toy duty.  We trap Walt in something he shouldn't hopefully can't get out of, and we get pajamas and vitamins for the big two.  This is … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Music Videos for your next Family Dance Party

Friday Five: 5 Things Students Taught Me About Raising Children

Oh my goodness, the lessons I learned. My husband and I taught school for several years. We are not perfect parents, and we were not perfect teachers (Jeff was), but WOW did teaching give us so many tools and trial runs for our own family. I can’t claim these lessons without first praising the phenomenal … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Things Students Taught Me About Raising Children