Clearing My Plate

I have soooo overextended myself this school year, but I’m finally whittling things down and getting some responsibilities out of the way. You know things are extreme when I print my holiday cards (which went out today) with errors – grammatical and otherwise. Subbing was off to a grand beginning …

Still Running

Yesterday, The Girl and my brother, Brian (or, Uncle DooJay, as she calls him), ran in the (usually annual) ROAR Run 5k to benefit our PTA. I recruited him to be her running partner because I will do everything in my power to avoid another bout of plantar fasciitis, and …

Trying Something New

This post is all about The Girl. She actually asked me to put this up on my blog, so how could I say no? 4th Grade is presenting all sorts of new extra curricular opportunities, which is very exciting. First up was Cross Country. The Girl has always loved to …

We Fought Off Summer Brain Mush

I think as parents, we can all agree that kids spend too much time in front of screens, and it’s hard to curb them because it’s often what saves our sanity – am I right? Well, I decided to change things up this past summer. I made an executive decision …