Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer is Coming

The days left in the school year are dwindling fast and the weather is getting warmer and warmer. That can only mean one thing: summer is on it’s way. Summer, a season I once celebrated by sleeping in until noon everyday, then covering myself in coconut-scented oil and basking in the glorious rays of the […]

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Field Trips Should Come With Warnings

There is a great amount of respect and awe that is owed to the school bus driver. How they ever manage to get kids safely to and from school while enduring the high-pitched squeals and screeches is a mystery akin to how Santa Claus gets down all those chimneys in one night; it has to […]

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Mother’s Day 2014

6:30am: Woken up by my husband as he leaves for a twelve-hour shift at the hospital. He left shaving cream all over the sink for me to clean up. 7:00am: Woken up (for good this time) by my daughter treating me to breakfast in bed which included half a glass of warm iced tea and […]

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People Are Like Trees

On the way to school yesterday, my daughter and I were marveling at how beautiful all the trees in the neighborhood looked. Spring is upon us and every tree has blossomed with branches filled with new, green leaves. “Mommy, which season has your favorite trees?” my daughter asked with genuine curiosity in her voice. “Well, […]

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