That is my question today. Are you involved in your kid’s school? If so, how much? As a new mom in the district, I’m being pitched pretty hard by the PTA. And as a chronic joiner/doer/overcommitter, I’m intrigued. But I’m also wary.
A friend told me about some jaw-dropping mean-girl antics going on in her daughter’s school and I had to share it with all of you. This stuff makes me so mad and I’m dying to hear your thoughts. Please tell me this is not universal middle school behavior!
Yesterday was Alex’s fifth birthday and I chose to use the milestone as a way to implement some new rules in the house. I’m parlaying his bday pride into impeccable behavior and it’s kind of working. Here's how:
There are a ton of things I will miss about summer, this one in particular. But since there are only a few more unofficial days left of this blissful season and we can’t turn back time, I thought it might soften the blow if we took a minute today to focus on all of the things we’re glad to close the book on. Stream-of-consciousness style. Here’s what I won’t miss about parenting in the lazy days: