Preschooler

Friend Of The Week

B’s preschool does something called Friend of the Week. Each week a different classmate has a turn being the Friend of the Week (FOW). It’s such a great experience for the children. Even though they enjoy being in the spotlight they also learn confidence and assertiveness. It’s amazing how much growth can develop from a(…)

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B Sharted

It happens to everyone at least once in a lifetime. Your tummy rumbles, you think it’s a fart, you let it rip….UH-OH!!!!! My little B experienced his first shart. Imagine his astonishment when he thought he was merely breaking wind but actually dropped a small bomb in his Scooby Doo undies. I felt really bad(…)

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Redshirting For Kindergarten

Redshirting For Kindergarten

With Bronson turning 5 this year and starting Kindergarten in the Fall, there has been lots of talk about Redshirting for Kindergarten. The term REDSHIRT comes from athletics. College athletes are redshirted to extend eligibility  in sports by providing an additional year for growth and maturation. They train with the team but do not compete(…)

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Nora’s Playdate Rules

Bronson is a really easy kid. He’s nice, funny, independent, and listens pretty decent for a preschooler. These fine qualities have made him very popular for playdates. He has quickly become a Playdate Kingpin at his school. Playdate requests come flooding in so much that Bronson has taken the liberty of arranging his own social(…)

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B Makes His Own Snack

Sometimes good things come from being lazy. One morning B asked for a snack. I was beyond tired from pulling an all nighter studying for the GRE and simply couldn’t move. I guess after asking for the zillionith time and not getting a response, my hungry child took matters into his own famished hands. He(…)

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iPotty

I remember potty training Mo, basically because I didn’t have to do a thing. One day he woke up and said he wanted to start peeing in the potty. Two days and just 1 accident later he was wizzing in the The Throne. Potty training B was fairly easy also. He wanted to be like(…)

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My Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

So, I’m not a really big New Year’s gal. I get more into the New Year’s Day meal than making resolutions. I don’t deter the boys from the fun though. They heard so many people talking about New Year’s resolutions they decided to get in on the crap fun. This will be interesting to review(…)

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