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Challenges of Back to School
August 28, 2008 – 6:14 am | No Comment
Challenges of Back to School

It is Thursday of the first week of school and we have made it this far. My 6 year old is getting more tired every day. It has been a challenge to get them to …

Boomerangs Party and Play in Plano
August 24, 2008 – 7:20 am | One Comment

I met Heidi and her daughter and took my two kids to the Grand Opening of Boomerangs in Plano yesterday morning. Radio Disney was there, love Jay Jensen, he has so much energy! There were …

Older Women Rock the Olympic Games and Inspire Me for Back to School!
August 19, 2008 – 8:28 pm | No Comment

I spent more time than usual glued to my television screen in August, watching the coverage of the Olympic Games in Beijing. The Olympic Games have changed so much, but they still hold so much …

Summer reading update by Cindy Johnson
August 8, 2008 – 7:33 pm | No Comment

The Lone Survivor by Marcus LittellThe Lone Survivor is an amazing story of a Navy Seal that survives in Iraq on a difficult and actually an impossible mission. This book gave me a real …

Overhearing My Kids’ Conversations
August 7, 2008 – 12:07 pm | No Comment

We are on vacation still, enjoying the sound of the surf and cool temperatures as I write this. I was resting in my room (what a luxury), when I heard my daughter and another girl, …

That Look Between Moms
August 4, 2008 – 11:18 am | No Comment

You know it, we’ve all given and received “the look”. The one where we roll our eyes and apologize for something our children did. I am in Petite Riviere, Nova Scotia (far eastern Canada just …

The Unraveling Thread – great summer read
July 26, 2008 – 10:59 am | No Comment

I just finished reading The Unraveling Thread by Priscilla Cogan. This book is a great summer read, it is fast paced and the characters interesting. At the same time, it is a great look into …

Spectacular Cakes
July 25, 2008 – 9:59 am | One Comment

Spectacular Cakes
Choosing a cake can be so difficult when your child is into so many different things. Claire, the owner of Spectacular Cakes, helped me by creating a cake that fit my daughter’s personality …

Blue Thunder Baseball & Family Time
July 25, 2008 – 9:58 am | One Comment

What does a family do on the 4th of July in America? Attend a Baseball game!
Traveling out to McKinney to watch a baseball game was both exciting and relaxing. The Blue Thunder has …

Michael Ondaatje’s novel Divisadero
July 23, 2008 – 7:39 am | One Comment

I am an avid reader, especially of fiction, but I will read just about anything. Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje is one of all-time favorite authors. His prose carries me away and his characters are deep, …