Thanksgiving hands down is my favorite holiday. Maybe it's because I get more days off for Thanksgiving than for Christmas. Maybe it's because it's the calm and the break I needed before charging through December until after Christmas. We always get to consume way too much a lot of excellent food at Thanksgiving feast thanks… Continue reading Thanksgiving
Wasn't I literally just talking about how we had managed to survive the juggling act among different kids' after-school activities not even a month ago?? As it turns out, the reprieve only lasted all but the length of spring break. As soon as the break was over, both kiddos started on the swim team and the… Continue reading A New Normal: Adapting to the Overwhelming New Schedule
I'll be honest, when it comes to our children's extracurricular activities, we have had it pretty easy thus far, compared to a lot of other families we know. Whether this is by design or by the kids' choice I am not exactly sure. Maybe a little bit of both. For how much of a sports fans we… Continue reading A New Juggling Season?
Between the two of us, Hubby is no doubt the 'fun' parent. By this I mean that he is the one who would get down and dirty with the kids, to run/chase them all around, or take them to swim and play basketball. And this apparently has led the children to think that mommy can't do is bad… Continue reading Mommy’s ‘Hidden’ Skills?
We are so very lucky to have Hubby's brother, the undeniably the best cook/chef in the family, to host the annual Thanksgiving feast. This only means one thing people: we always inadvertently consume way too much yummy food and over-stuff ourselves by the end of the feast, no matter what we may have told ourselves in advance… Continue reading Our Thanksgiving Traditions