We’re down by the coast for the 4th of July weekend. I am trying to fill our summers with at least a couple weekend trips and one big family vacation to ensure I am making memories with the boys and getting Nico out into new environments as much as possible. Now, this is no easy … Continue reading It’s All Happening
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and I have been so excited to take part in spoiling the teachers at my son’s school. The sentiments aren’t necessarily grand and outdone, but they were planned with love and compassion and, above all, immense appreciation for these incredible individuals who move mountains for our kids everyday. Teaching is such … Continue reading Appreciate the Little Things
Picking up Nico after school is something new for me. He took the bus home his Kinder year and all last year he was learning from home, so I had no idea what I was getting myself into this year. He is dismissed at 3pm and; yet, it is a parenting battle of wills to … Continue reading If Not Me, Then Who?
Nico starts second grade this week. He will be back in-person at his elementary school after being a virtual learner for the last year and a half and I feel like we’re prepping for his Kindergarten year all over again. All of his first grade experiences were remote. I didn’t want Nico to connect school … Continue reading Standing Out