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The Elf is BACK!

Elf season is here. If your household is as elf crazy as mine is then you may already be preparing for the return of your scout elf. Our scout elves always return on Thanksgiving night. Friday early morning we hear the sounds of very excited, and not the slightest bit quiet, children scouring the house […]

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Dealing with Kids with Big Hearts

We have a birthday party coming up in our house. Our youngest will have his first birthday party where he invites his classmates. Our school has a rule that if you are inviting students from the classroom you have to invite everyone. My other children have never had an issue with this, but my youngest […]

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Making 30 minutes Count: Cleaning and Parenting Time Hacks

We have been very busy with school and work, which means that some things are getting lost in the shuffle, or we have less time to do the things that we usually do. Cleaning, organizing, and one-on-one parent kid time have been getting lost in the shuffle. So we recently decided to make sure that […]