A couple of my friends are big jerks and have kids that have already gone back to school. We have a few more weeks to plan everything out. What outfit we’ll wear on the first day, what neighborhood kids will walk together, mimosas or Bloody Marys? Late last year a reader emailed to ask for [...]
When children head off to their first day of school (first grade), they get this traditional school cone known as Schultüte to make this eagerly awaited day a bit sweeter. The schultute is filled with school supplies, treats, small toys and other small goodies.
If we have learned anything from the film classic “Home Alone,” it is that leaving a child by himself (accidentally or on purpose) for any period of time can result in all manner of shenanigans. Also, Joe Pesci will show up. However, at some point, the parent must make the leap and let her child [...]