Category Archives: Kid’s Gotta….

Ahoy, Mickey! ⚓️ Travel

OHmiword! Despite what it may have seemed like, I did not drop off the face of the earth. I have not experienced a crisis or catastrophe. I have not been abducted by aliens. (Close, though.) I have been on a … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken Salad Pita Pockets 🍴 The Lunch Rush

Today is Big and Medium’s first full day of school (they actually went back Tuesday for a half day and had early release yesterday). YES I KNOW. No one has been able to explain why Arizona goes back to school … Continue reading

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Children Are From Mars, Mothers Are From Venus🍎School Stuff

Like all moms except the rare sainted one among us, I would like to yell less. Just this morning it was a hot topic on the Today show. I would even more like for my children to give me less reason … Continue reading

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BRADA Desktop Easel 💡School Stuff

As I continue to learn about learning disabilities, I am continually amazed by how the brain works, especially the complexity behind what seem like the simplest actions. Over the weekend I took Small to a touristy Wild West park near … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Halloween Costumes for Kids 🎃 Top 5

I am not ready for Halloween. We only just finalized costume concepts for the full trio yesterday, and none of the materials are yet in hand. This weekend’s Cub Scout campout for Big, Medium, and Mr. Little Mama has given … Continue reading

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Help! I’m age 41 and Failing 4th Grade Math! 💡 School Stuff

Big is a 4th grader this year and we both are struggling with math. I am pretty sure his 4th grade math is about what I was assigned in 5th grade, and I almost failed that the first time because … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

Our new family rules.

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Compass 💡 Kid Projects

In an effort to peel the monkeys off the screens this summer, I saved up a few of our Magic School Bus Science Club kits. Okay, okay, I didn’t save them on purpose. We just got too busy and never … Continue reading

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LEGO KidsFest 🌎 Excursions

Last weekend we went up to Phoenix for LEGO KidsFest – have you heard about this? It’s basically a three-day extravaganza of all things LEGO. I’m told it takes six semis to truck all the LEGO paraphernalia in, and judging from … Continue reading

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Camp Must-Haves 💡 Good Stuff

Big and Medium are away at overnight camp this week… well, the first four days of this week. They are younger than I was when I first went to camp (for four weeks), so a mini-camp experience in the company … Continue reading

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