Category Archives: how do you do it?

20…Again

20…Again

  Question:   20 (more or less) =   Answer:   A. Extra minutes of peace and quiet and snuggles with Charlotte in the morning since Stella and Henry are in a new routine of sleeping until 7:00 AM   B. Quick minutes we had to play at the park before dropping Stella off at

20

20

Question: 20 = Answer:A. Tantrums Henry threw between wake-up time (8:45) and end of his breakfast (9:30).B. Times my kids yelled “mom” every minute today.C. Loads of laundry I’ve done the past few days.D. Seconds my kids were screaming at each other out of every few minutes this morning. E. Kindergartners I volunteered with today.F. Moments I apparently

When the Planned Dinner Doesn’t Happen

When the Planned Dinner Doesn’t Happen

I still want your kid snack ideas!!  So if you missed that post, go back, read it and COMMENT here or on Facebook.  I’m waiting…   Meanwhile…people are commenting or asking more and more about my weekly dinner planning.  If you haven’t noticed, I post “What’s Cooking?” over there on the right and it lists

Kids Snacks

Kids Snacks

  My kids love to have a snack break when playing outside.  At our house we are pretty routine about food.  Daycare got us into this habit and now it works to our favor.  One morning snack around 10:00 before lunch and one afternoon snack around 3:00/4:00 before dinner.  Otherwise, the kitchen is CLOSED.   I

Trader Joe’s Eggplant Cutlets Solves the Dinner FUNK

Trader Joe’s Eggplant Cutlets Solves the Dinner FUNK

  So we’ve been in a dinner funk lately.  Same old, same old.  So same old, that I keep forgetting to update my weekly menu on the blog.  Because it’s basically pretty repetitive. But a friend of mine keeps telling me to go to Trader Joe’s.  She even left me a (requested) voicemail with a

How Do You Do It…Dinner

How Do You Do It…Dinner

I prefer to cook at home most evenings.  We rarely go out to dinner on a weeknight…unless it’s Kids Eat Free at Skyline.  You will find us there on an occasional Wednesday when I’m just too tired to come up with a meal. I post my weekly menu on the blog for me.  To force