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Jan28
When Winter is Shorts Weather for Kids

When Winter is Shorts Weather for Kids

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Yes, I am the not-so-proud owner of an 11-year-old boy who refuses to wear pants in the winter. He (very strongly) insists on wearing shorts year-round, even when the temperature is only in the high 20’s.

Jan16
The Family Dinner That Changed Our Family Dinners

The Family Dinner That Changed Our Family Dinners

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“Let’s try the Family Dinner Project idea with the kids and have a ‘real family discussion’ and see how it goes,” I said to my husband. So last night, that’s what we did. And it was awesome.

Dec16
Holiday Letter Writing Advice (the Not-So-Serious Version)

Holiday Letter Writing Advice (the Not-So-Serious Version)

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Make your holiday letter a little more realistic this year with these (not very serious) tips!

Nov27
Holiday Toys and Games for Big Kids

Holiday Toys and Games for Big Kids

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It’s Toy Time again. Or, as we call it in my house, “What the heck can we buy these boys for the holidays now that they’re 11 and 13 and they only want cash and food?” My sons tried out a bunch of toys and games that appeal to their age group and aren’t “for babies.”

Sep26
Quiz: What Type of School Parent Volunteer Are You?

Quiz: What Type of School Parent Volunteer Are You?

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Now that school is in full swing, let’s talking about parent volunteering. What type of volunteer are you? Take our completely non-scientific, (kind of) ridiculous, and fun quiz to find out.

Sep12
Declare Your Future Career… At Age 14?

Declare Your Future Career… At Age 14?

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Have you heard about Texas Bill 5? It’s a somewhat controversial educational plan that will require kids as young as 14 to declare their future careers. Yep, 14.

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