Last night was back to school at Arden Middle School. Pedar and I spent 15 minutes with each of his teachers and enjoyed a walk around his campus. It was fun seeing all the parents and being able to see what his day is like logistically. He has great teachers. I can see why he … Click here to read more….
What are your plans for the Summer? I thought I would make a list so we have a better chance of making some Summer magic happen! Camp out in the backyard Smores (A LOT) Swim all the time. Morning bike rides. BBQ fun with family and friends Go to Oahu (YES! We are going to … Click here to read more….
Last week, Casey and I set off for three days with 53 sixth graders, 22 chaperones, and two amazing Mission Avenue Open Elementary School sixth grade teachers. I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Martin and Mrs. Carter. They have the best energy and patience for this hormonal and somewhat clueless group of sweet kids. … Click here to read more….
Many years ago, when Casey was seven, he created a Mother’s Day card for me and the message said, “You are lucky to have me Mommy.” He read his letter in class out loud to me, and several parents giggled. But you know what, he was echoing what I said to him all the time, … Click here to read more….
So last night I picked up the kids from Mor Mor and Pops, took Casey to get his haircut and then ran to the grocery store. Pedar was at the Unity Ball for the Sacramento Urban League and wasn’t going to be home till after bedtime. So the night was all mine to be with … Click here to read more….
Some days are harder than others. Casey and I seem to set one another off easily lately. Sunday we got into a disagreement because he didn’t want to complete his homework, practice his trombone or help with anything. He didn’t want to go to dinner at our friends house that night or watch his brothers … Click here to read more….