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If You Give a Teacher a Summer Vacation…

If You Give a Teacher a Summer Vacation…

Last Friday, I had to go to the grocery store. Simple enough task, right? We had a ton of food leftover from the Fourth of July, and our family had been eating hot dogs and pasta salad all week long. We were in need of substance. And milk. I figured …

Sideline Momma

Sideline Momma

Last week, I took the kids to the Downtown Disney splash pad. It’s one of our favorite summertime places. We went early …

Rainy Summer Afternoons

Rainy Summer Afternoons

We have entered that time of summer in Florida when afternoon thunderstorms are part of the daily routine. Every afternoon around 3:00, …

A Fabulous Fourth!

A Fabulous Fourth!

The Fourth of July is one of Chris’s favorite holidays. And with all the grilling, swimming, and firework action, who wouldn’t love …

A Hypothetical Playdate

A Hypothetical Playdate

Let’s say – hypothetically – that there were two families who lived in Orlando and were tired of their own pools and …

Book Review, Spring 2014

Book Review, Spring 2014

I read a lot.  I love escaping into a good book for a while, and I always, ALWAYS, have jet lag when …

But, Oh, Those Summer Nights

But, Oh, Those Summer Nights

Summer days around here are pretty awesome.  The pool, the beach, splash pads, ice cream trucks, skipping naps, library visits, play dates, …