Tutor Needed

January 14, 2011

Like a bat out of hell the child runs across the room, scratches the boy’s face, pulls the girl’s hair and then gives his teacher a hug. What do you do with that child? Years before I was a mother I heard parents say things like parenting is the hardest job you’ll ever have. My thoughts to follow were always […]

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Thirty here I come!

December 14, 2010

As the month of December progresses, I come closer to the end of my twenties. The inevitable fate of turning thirty comes with much reflection of my twenties. Looking back to where I started, a naïve twenty year old who eagerly waited for the time I could legally enter an establishment that served alcohol. To be faced with the 29 […]

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December 8, 2010

When you leave a coat with the coat check they give you a ticket. When you complete your visit, you give your ticket in exchange for your outerwear. If something were to happen to that jacket in your absence, you would hold the coat check responsible since they were tending to your possession while you were gone. Now multiply that […]

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In Need of Floaties

October 13, 2010

My Sunday night fortune read something like…a routine may give you the structure you need, yet the structure may leave you exhausted. I’m not sure that was a fortune or just a truth. Going back to work has had some positives. For one, we are getting into a groove of being a four-person family. I am back to preparing dinners, […]

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Thank Goodness for Video Monitors

September 28, 2010

The life cycle to raising a child starts with them growing inside you and going everywhere with you. Once they emerge, they take “baby step” progressions towards becoming an independent, capable person. If you do things right, each step in the rearing of your children is a step away from you, starting with their immersion into the world. Gabriela took […]

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