Harry Potter Wand Treats

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Today is Harry Potter’s birthday!  We did a little craft to celebrate!  The kids have really been into making wands with Legos or whatever they can get their hands on, so we made wands today.  These wands just happen to be yummy. I also decided on this craft because it’s so stinkin’ easy and we…

Learning Job Skills Early

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I have been a volunteer my entire life.  As long as I can remember, I was cleaning parks, painting over graffiti, teaching children… When I had my own children, I knew we would do volunteer work together.  The kids helped the March of Dimes, and we all worked for the food bank. Many volunteer opportunities…

I’ll Miss This

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These days, it seems like every day is the same, but there are those rare quiet moments when everyone is content, and I relish being with each of my children.  And I realize it won’t always be like this. Someday I’ll miss inside out dirty socks strewn throughout the house. I’ll miss getting Legos embedded…

The Love of Grandma

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I don’t know why, but when I snuggle in at night, I often think of Grandma.  She has always been a source of comfort.  There was nothing Grandpa couldn’t fix, or Grandma couldn’t make.  Nothing could go wrong.  I could sit at Grandma’s bar and watch her work her magic in the kitchen.  Who doesn’t…