The grosser side of travel that your editor won’t let you put in the book!Read More
It’s the people, the heart and the story behind the place that define an experience. And as much as it aches to say goodbye, and causes the occasional snot-storm, – that’s what this trip is about.
Left and Leaving.Read More
Before I left on this adventure, all I could see was what we were sacrificing. I had yet to see and understand the multitude of experiences we would be gaining.Read More
We have drawers full of boring Santa photos, so this year we decided to jump in on the action and do a little photobombing and not tell our kids.
We'll probably go on the naughty list for this. What else is new?Read More
I signed my son up for swimming lessons so that he could start earning those leveled badges that say you can swim (even though, like most kids, Oskar can already hold his own in the deep end of a pool).
As all the other kids were off showing the instructor that they could swim 10 meters in a straight line, Oskar’s eyes were closed, his head bobbed up and down and he performed a 2-minute long drum solo on his flutter board. This, unfortunately, was not one of the skills the Level 2 instructor was testing.Read More
Rocky was an asshole. He terrorized me for an entire summer. All ten pounds and one foot of him.
My kids and I were talking about how you’re supposed to stand up to bullies. And my seven year old son asked me if I’d ever been bullied. Well, no, not exactly. Not by another kid. But there was this one summer when my life was made a living hell by Rocky the Rooster.Read More
Anyone else have a problem with the ScholasticBook Toy Catalogue delivered directly into your kid’s backpack every month?Read More