The stomach bug that has gone around our house for the last week is just about over and we are all starting to feel like ourselves again. Our youngest did just throw up five minutes ago but I'm really hoping that has more to do with all the cake he ate while we were celebrating my husbands birthday today and not a repeat of last week. As I have been experiencing the … [Read more...]
The last day of school finally came and went. It's official, we're on summer break in New York.The last weeks of school were a blur of plays and parties. One of the highlights was getting to see our daughter, Lizzy, be the announcer of the third grade Rain Forest production. It's always a thrill to watch any of our children on stage, but when Lizzy went up to the microphone, … [Read more...]
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
The mood in our house right now reminds me of my all-time favorite Staples TV commercial. The spot goes back about 20 years and features the festive Christmas song,"It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year." The commercial features an ecstatic father shopping for school supplies with his children. The children are slowly following behind, looking as if they are headed for death … [Read more...]
My Dishwasher and I
My youngest child, Peter, got off the bus Friday for the very last time as a kindergartner. With that last jump off the bus went a little more of my heart. My children are growing so quickly, I can barely catch my breath. I know the calender says the year starts in January and ends in December, but for moms, the year really starts in September and ends in June. Summer is just … [Read more...]