Summer Is Over…How Do I Feel About It This Year?

September 4, 2014

*This post is part of the blog hop, Finish-The-Sentence Friday. I thought this was a great sentence for me to try to complete, especially this year: At the end of each summer, I always feel….. …BUMMED OUT!! I am not one of those moms who craves the structure of the school year. Because in my […]

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Why I Dislike Anyone Who Is On Vacation This Week

February 18, 2014
Palm Tree

The other day my friend posted on Facebook a picture from her Caribbean vacation, showing the beautiful turquoise water and sandy beach. Underneath her photo, I commented, “I hate you.” I was joking, sort of of course. But, if I would have posted a picture of MY scenery at that exact moment, it would have […]

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Finish-The-Sentence Friday: The Last Time I Went On Vacation, I….

January 17, 2013

…needed a vacation! Yeah, you can guess what type of vacation it was. I wasn’t vacationing with just my husband or with some girlfriends. This was a family vacation and as every parent knows, you almost always need a vacation AFTER the family vacation. Let’s face it, family get-aways are not relaxing and sometimes, they […]

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What To Do Over Christmas Break With 3 Boys Who Will Break You

December 24, 2012

I’m scared. Christmas break is here and we have nothing planned for the next week and a half.  And I mean nothing. You may as well just start feeding me the valium now. My boys would be perfectly happy turning into zombies and playing endless hours of Xbox. But, that makes me crazy because I […]

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Ten Reasons for NOT Taking A Family Vacation

August 31, 2012

We recently returned from our annual August vacation to Cape Cod.  As I stare at the Thule carrier that will remain on top of my car for many more weeks until my husband remembers to take it off, I am reminded of ten reasons why it may be better to stay home. Packing.  I’ll admit […]

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