Grad season! Hooray! Also Waaaahhhh!

So this happened. I feel like for the past several weeks I’ve been so focused on the fact that preschool will soon be out and the kids will be home with me all day every day, that I’ve completely glossed over the fact that Tuesday was their last day of preschool. EVER. And after this […]


Today was (finally) the first day back at school (hooray!) for the 4 year olds (yippee!). And I didn’t sleep a wink last night. All summer long, as we trudged through gymnastics classes, swimming lessons, and day after long day here at home, I’ve said that I absolutely cannot wait until these two are separated in school […]

On the separation issue

When I entered the girls’ MDO to drop off some books for their Christmas book exchange later that day, the director caught me in the hallway. “Can I run something by you real quick?” “Sure,” I answered, feeling much less apprehensive than the last time she asked to talk to me. The girls have been […]

An Attitude of Gratitude #17

Welcome to Attitude of Gratitude! If this is your first time stopping by, read why I started this weekly series. If you’d like to join in, make a list or write a post of what you’re grateful for, and link up!   This week I’m grateful for:   Pink cupcakes Homemade silly putty Zoe’s cute voice […]

Pee in your pants, but please eat your carrots.

This Thursday, 9/1 is the day — the day when I ship my girls off to Mother’s Day Out for the first time ever. They’re so excited! I’m SO EXCITED! We talk about going to school every single day. I know they’ll do great, and it’ll be good for all of us. I even kinda […]