3rd Child Syndrome: Nothing Comes Between a Seven Year Old and Her Cell Phone

Birk was having one of those days.  You know, the kind of day when you want to lock yourself in the bathroom, lie down on the floor and cry your eyes out.  Except, when you are seven, you really do this.   It all started when she booked a playdate.  When you are the third […]

Toasty, Warm Monday Love

My youngest is six.  Somehow she has miraculously uncovered DNA that allows her to be the best cleaner I’ve ever seen.  She is willing to whip anybody’s room into shape.  She tidies, makes the bed and arranges all items in the room in an artistic way.  Could babies have been switched at the hospital? This […]

Untethered In My Mini Empty Nest

This week my two older kids went to sleepaways with their school classes.  The way it worked out, they swapped equally in the middle of the week.  This left me with an entire week of two children.  Not always the same two children, mind you, but two children instead of three just the same.   […]