By: Cheryl Maguire After a major decluttering of the house (see post), I found this gem of a picture my son drew in first grade. Here’s the story related to it: In first grade at my children’s school, they celebrate the 100th day as if it were a momentous occasion. In some respects … More 100 Years Old
By: Melanie Anderson I never thought it would happen to me. In fact, I just got done telling my 90-year-old neighbor that I felt so safe where I lived. I am on a main road, the fire department is right across the street, we lock our doors and cars, and we live in a … More A Break-In That Leaves You Broken
By: Carolyn Coleman I am really starting to wonder “where has the time gone?” My son just started his senior year of high school; he’s a student athlete, so he just signed his “National Letter of Intent” to play college basketball. As parents, we pride ourselves on getting our kids ready for college and … More Where Has the Time Gone!!!
By: Cheryl Maguire Will you be searching through the Black Friday store flyers this year? I know I will be browsing. An iPad, a tv, and an X-box are some of the great deals I bought on Black Friday in the past. Most people think of purchasing electronics on Black Friday, but there are other … More Unusual Black Friday Deals
By: Lauren Tankle Can you imagine waking up well rested and having a calm, quiet morning getting yourself and your children ready for school? Yah, me neither. As a full time working mother of a 6 year old boy who just started the first grade, I am constantly struggling to manage getting him … More 5 Ways to Make Weekday Mornings Less Stressful
By: Deirdre Littlefield Let me begin by saying I believe in education. My oldest son recently graduated college and was fortunate enough to have a job in his field waiting for him. My youngest son just turned four; he has two years until kindergarten. Everywhere we go, people ask where he goes to school. People … More I Just Want To Go To Playground School, Mom
By: Cheryl Maguire I thought I was living a relativity clutter free existence. After reading the book, “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo I came to the conclusion that I’m a hoarder (just one that throws it all neatly in a closet). After finishing the book, all I saw was … More I KonMaried My House