When I have enough time I actually really enjoy going grocery shopping with the my girls aged 3.5 and 5.5. We turn it into an fun experience filled with math and decision making. I’d love to say that each shopping trip is this awesome. It’s not. Sometimes I’m in a hurry and I don’t have time to spend playing in the grocery store, but when we do, it’s so much more enjoyable for all of us!Read More
As a SAHM (work very part-time from home) mom and talking to other SAHMs I’ve really started to build a Village. We swap childcare, war stories and dream about how we can make ourselves happier and our lives more fulfilled.
During a conversation a few months back a girlfriend and I were talking and I remarked on what a great life balance it would be if you could have a good (well paying), fun and interesting career by way of job sharing.
Every week I end up with about five of these pretty heavy duty large cardboard boxes from my weekly Farmigo fundraiser I do with the school. I try to reuse them if I can, but sometimes, they just end up soggy and wet from the rain. Today, I saved four of them and decided to surprise the girls each with their own castle to decorate however they like. This was a super special treat.Read More
Now we have two girls in school settings who are able to show their love to their pals through Valentine’s Day (or Friendship Day- as it’s called here in Berkeley) offerings. I had planned on both girls making little handmade books to pass as their gifts. Maren did, but of course, Maisy had a different (and BETTER plan). She wanted to give out her homemade rubber band bracelets. I thought I’d died and gone to Heaven.Read More
I honestly had not thought much about the 100th day of school project, knowing it could be pretty easily thrown together (100 pennies, crackers, paper clips, rainbow loom rubber band thingies) then Maisy came upon an idea all on her own.Read More