August 21, 2014

My Top 10 Tips for Back to School

100 10.  Talk to your kids about your expectations and ask them for theirs.  What is new this year, what is the same?  Is it the same aftercare routine?  Be prepared, try not to leave any concerns unanswered.  Kids worry too. 9.  Get back into a sleep routine, so kids are prepared for the early rise that school requires.  Start…

A Smooth First Day of School

000Today couldn’t have gone any smoother for which I am SO thankful!  My guess is that I suffered enough last year with weeks of tears and heartache.  My son was calm and collected, a far off comparison to last year.  His teacher who seems sweet, relatable and friendly had an impact as well.  When I picked him up he was…

Getting Ready for Back to School

000 It’s countdown time, 5 more days till school.  My biggest concern is our sleep routine.  Not only do the kids have to get back into the swing of things, but so do I.  I need to go to bed earlier than  normal and it’s been difficult.  I’ve been wanting to make them go to bed by 9pm for the…

Una Cancion Que No Puedo Dejar De Cantar

000Cuando se te mete una cancion en la cabeza y no puedes dejar de cantarla, que haces?  Pues yo la escucho denuevo, y denuevo y otra vez hasta que me se todas las palabras.  Esta cancion me la ensenio una sobrinita, y ahora a mis hijos tambien les gusta.  Les gusta porque cuenta una historia.  Musica tiene el poder de contarte…

How to be a Perfect Mom

000Do you want to know how to be a perfect mom?  So do I, but I know that in my quest to be one, they truly don’t exist.  You may think someone is, and they may be great, but no one is perfect.  There are many wonderful amazing mothers out there, but no one has it down to a formula.  Motherhood…