I made a list of traditional day/weekend activities that I enjoyed as a kid for us to do this summer, but after all the money that I spent to send my kids to camp plus our summer vacation, I had to find ways to make those activities as affordable as possible. This is my list.
I tend to be an insanely private person. I reserve most of my quirks (and there are a lot) for my closest friends and family. So, when my manager suggested writing posts this month that would help our readers get to know us, I seized the opportunity to really put myself out there.
I have to be super stay-at-home-mom, not just regular great stay-at-home-mom. Just don’t make me stay at home…
I had plans for this summer. BIG plans. I was going to be organized, efficient and really get on top of all the things that were lost… Read more “What I Didn’t Do This Summer”
Katy Perry. Meghan Trainor. Rihanna. Flo Rida. I’ve become a pop music junkie, and these artists are my jam. When I had just one baby, one little… Read more “So We Think We Can Dance”
I write this from a Vermont mountainside condo. The steep slopes, which should be covered in lovely white snow and peppered with skiers, are strips of brown… Read more “Family Ski Weekend, courtesy of El Nino”
My wife took me downhill skiing early in our relationship. Dear God, what an experience. As a child, a recurring nightmare of mine was falling backwards or… Read more “Hot Chocolate Mom: Adventures in Skiing”
When I first started writing for the blog I wrote a post that stated when you know you are a mom and wanted to continue with this and I… Read more “You know you are a parent when….Part 2”
It came without packages, boxes or bags. Last Christmas I was 8 months pregnant, Jack was 2 ½ and Christmas was pure chaos. I was a swollen, miserable,… Read more “It came without ribbons. It came without tags.”
Appreciate the little things. Time flies. Know what’s really important. Keep things in perspective. Be present. I read blog post after blog post on these topics… Read more “How I Learned to “Be Present””