Archives for July 2011

The Water Park

I suppose if you have kids that actually like to go on rides, the water park would be more enjoyable. How much time can you really spend in the wave pool? Actually, I’m not a big fan of water parks and like many parents, we do it for the kids.  The wave pool, the one ride […]

The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect can only happen if you have more than one child. The Domino Effect is a term I coined a few years ago so please don’t go checking medical journals or anything. It came to my mind today because a good friend of mind experienced this phenomenon today. The Domino Effect is what happens when […]

Family Vacation

There is something about getting ready to go on vacation that makes me squirm. Isn’t vacation supposed to bring joy? I think it is all the planning and packing that us moms are faced with that causes my blood pressure to rise.  I have no clue where all the suitcases are. Well, maybe I have […]

Alone Time with Kids

I can’t say enough about the importance of alone (“solo”) time with your kids. I had a great 3 mile bike ride with my 8 year old (middle child) today. We were able to chat while bike riding and it allowed me the opportunity to talk to her and only her, without interruption from the other […]

Last Day of Camp

I just got back from buying 11 gift cards at Dunkin Donuts. I got eleven $10 gift cards. Today is my GIRLS last day of summer camp. We have other things going on in August and so their camp days are not as long as usual.  I wish I could do more than $10 but […]

The Robot Syndrome

I have decided that I need to speak to my doctor about this. The Robot Syndrome. The Robot Syndrome is how you feel when you repeat the same activities over and over again. All moms ( I would hedge bets on this one ) suffer from the Robot Syndrome.  It’s the numbness you feel when you […]

French Vanilla will not shatter my day!

Does a peaceful morning exist ? This mom of 3 girls ages 6, 8 and 10 thinks not.  What would such a day look like or more importantly what does it feel like? I had two signs tht today was off to a rough start and one sign that it was off to a good […]

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