I've always been a bit emotional when it comes to endings. I am the mom who got choked up when their child outgrew the Gymboree class. And I got the down faced blues when we decided to pull the plug on swim classes because "he'll miss all his friends!" Spoiler alert: He was 3. He missed NO ONE. I surprised myself with how I managed through my son's preschool graduation without shedding a tear but on the other hand I only took about 3057 photos so I don't know if that really qualifies as "keeping my cool." And today I am here lamenting a stroller.
Dear world, I am here. I am frazzled. I am confused. I keep forgetting today is Wednesday . But I'm here. Call me absent minded. Call me a hot mess. Just don't call me on the phone, ok? Text me. And then text me again if you haven't heard from me in 24 hours because the odds are that I saw your text, composed a response in my head and then clicked my mental "done" box before actually sending (or typing out) said text.
I've recently become very fond of STEM toys in our house. This isn't because of some article I read or study that I've found. I could pretend to be a better advocate for childhood development and open ended toys yadda... Continue Reading →