Monthly Archives: February 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Written on Feb, 22, 2016 by in | 3 Comments.
friendship

Friendship is a funny thing. I used to think it was odd when I heard that two people just stopped being friends for no particular reason. But as I get older, I see how easy it is to drift apart from the people we used to hold dear. And I’ve come to terms with it. It would be wonderful to …

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love

I love my kids more than anything in the world. They’re cute and funny and smart and amazing. It’s just that sometimes, I love them even more from a distance. For example, when we’re at the park and I’m sitting on a bench at one end and they’re playing waaayyyy at the other end completely engrossed in swinging or sliding or climbing …

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stomach bug

I recently wrote a post about being stuck at home in the winter with children who claim to be sick. Now I’d like to explore being stuck at home with children who actually are sick with the dreaded stomach bug. My oldest brother, who was the first of my siblings to become a parent, once told me that when you …

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Written on Feb, 09, 2016 by in , | 4 Comments.
February Vacation

If you are a parent living in the northeastern portion of the United States, then you are all too familiar with February vacation, or “vacation.” I put that word in quotations because it is most certainly not a vacation from the perspective a parent. It is an unnecessary inconvenience that we begin dreading the second our children head back to school …

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Written on Feb, 03, 2016 by in , | 1 Comment.
Sick Day

I’ve been lucky so far when it comes to my children getting sick and having to miss school. It hasn’t happened too often in the four years since my oldest started preschool, and when it does, it’s generally only for one day. Not only have I been graced with relatively healthy children, I have also been graced with honest children. I haven’t ever had …

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