the key to mama’s heart

MeAndGirls2

It’s hard for me to believe that come this October, I will have been blogging for three years. Three years!  That’s a lot of writing and sharing photos. I first started blogging at the encouragement of my tech-savvy husband as he grew to learn how much I longed for something creative to do through my […]

benefits of being a part-time career & sahm

Every year, I have mixed feelings about going back to work after being off for the summer.  Fortunately for me, I only work part-time. I teach first grade but job share the position with a colleague and friend.  My mixed feelings combine a love for the two months of Summer I’m able to be home […]

love you like crazy

MyHails2

My dearest Little H, In less than two months, you will turn five.  In 3 and a half months, you will start Kindergarten.  Time is flying by way too fast for this mama! I want you to know that I love you like crazy! And for SO many reasons! 1. Since your sister started school […]

mom shades

GirlsLizardZoo

It’s funny how when we’re kids, we see the world one way and then when we become responsible, child-rearing adults … everything changes. Now that I’m a grown-up (most of the time), I wear mommy shades and see a whole other world I never knew existed. Sure I saw all of the hard work and […]