Genius School Kids

Everyone of us has been through times in school when we blanked out during an exam and didn’t know the answer to that one question. A normal kid would simply leave the space blank, or at best, write a word of apology addressed to the teacher. But these kids, they’re PURE GENIUS! They had guts…

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Are We Failing As Parents?

Apologies for a very long post. I have a lot to say on this topic. If you make it to the end of this post, I must congratulate you for your patience; if you don’t, I understand. Some of my fondest memories were created while at play. The first sand castle, the first friends, the…

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Preschool and My Empty Nest

My daughter just started preschool and though it’s only been three days, and she’s gone only for 2 hours a day, I already feel like the house seems forlorn without the bumbling of My Little Miss Busy Bee. I know I sound like one of those really clingy mamas, but I’m not. Really, I’m not.…

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WHAT MOTHERHOOD TAUGHT ME ABOUT TIME

Originally posted on Candles Online:
“I need to make time for working out.“ “You should make time for the kids.” “He needs to make time for his check-ups.“ These are just random sentences, from everyday lives, but notice how they all use the phrase ‘make time’. How do you think this phrase originated? I mean…

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She Scribbles

  Teeny-tiny, unsure feet, Pitter-patter around the house. Busy, chubby fingers scrawl, On the yellowed distemper, Without a single pause. There’s a bald parakeet, And here’s a lame crane. Oh, is that a rather long bus, Or a very short bullet train? She embellishes the drawings, With lines, squiggles, dots. The elephant has banana ears,…

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