Tag Archives: Kids

Aug
19
2014
As you may (or may not) know, I am in a book club.  We meet once per month to discuss that month's book.  To be honest, it's mostly wine drinking and chatting with a little bit of book discussion thrown in.  Most of the time we meet at local resta
Aug
22
2012
Every year at at the start of school, I start the battle to keep the kids' school stuff organized. It seems that every day I get emails home about important dates, or papers home with important information needed at a later date (usually a couple wee
Jul
17
2012
It's hot in Chicagoland. Heat index above 100F with fairly high humidity.  The Weather Channel keeps sending out advisories to keep children indoors to reduce risk of heat stroke. After driving to the grocery store today (in the Jeep, with the top o
Mar
17
2012
I was feeling kind of "blah" today and decided I needed to do something creative. I started by messing with my blog. Don't see any changes? That's because I couldn't figure out how do do what I wanted to do. I'm trying to set up a page for my blogrol
Jan
12
2012
My son is reading the Harry Potter series (partially for enjoyment and partially to fulfill reading requirements for school). He has a book report of sorts due soon where he need to bring in 15 items that pertain to the book he is reading and talk ab
Feb
19
2011
Since I shared the Valentines I made for my son, I thought I would share the ones I made for my daughter. I don't have some crazy story about how I spent all night making valentines. I actually planned ahead for these and my daughter got to help m