Busy work week have you crunched for time? Here are 7 simple tips for speeding up your morning routine!
Check out these 10 dos and don’ts for a successful school year from author and fancy eduction expert Ann Dolin!
Labor Day is right around the corner and you know what? While I like a three-day weekend as much as the next person, I’m not a huge fan. Celebrating work by taking time off has never made a lot of sense to me. Plus, many of the Labor Day weekends of my youth were spent MORE »
As both a mother of school age children and a teacher of undergrads, this video totally cracked me up. I am so grateful to the folks who teach my kids and for all they do behind the scenes. From the comments about standardized testing to volunteering for bus duty, I think these guys nailed it. MORE »
3 quick and easy Mexican dinner recipes!
The beginning of the school year is rough on my kids. They adapt pretty well to small changes in their schedules, but big transitions can be tough. By the time they get home from school, they’re completely wiped out. The only thing they want to do is crash on the couch for a while. I really can’t blame them.
As a result of my family’s tendency to sleep in and then flail around, I have become an expert in somewhat healthy and inexpensive breakfasts that your kids can grab and eat on the way to school, practice, camp, or daycare.
About the same time I realized that I was finally comfortable in my own skin, I also decided to work on losing weight. A little weird, right? There are a lot of reasons why I’m finally ready. I’m not even going to talk about the guilt and fear I feel when I look at my MORE »
People describe being a middle child as having “Middle Child Syndrome,” which makes it sound horrible. Having both older and younger siblings is not a disease. COME ON, PEOPLE. Middle children are actually awesome. I have three kids and in some ways their personalities fall into classic birth order stereo-types, though in other ways my MORE »
A couple of years ago I did a project with Second City Communications in Chicago and I got to meet some incredibly funny and talented improv actors. One of them was Sue Salvi, star of this ridiculously funny new YouTube video. Also starring in the video? Her real life husband (actor and comedian Paul Grondy) MORE »
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