It was the kind of trip you remember forever, even if the details get fuzzy over time. Seeing New York City through the eyes of a child, including viewing the World Trade Center from the Empire Building’s Observation Deck. It was June 2001. Little did we know that a few months later, everything would change. The abandon with which we toured the city would be replaced by many other emotions—and frankly, it didn’t matter how far you were from New York, D.C. or some out-of-the-way place in Pennsylvania. Our world shook.
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Hold it, Mom! If your household is like mine, you may be tripping over plastic eggs today, with kids that …Read the Rest
I know smatterings of Russian (I can say “I don’t understand,” and I can ask where the bathroom is), German (I know how to say “the beer is good in Munich”) and a lot of French–but the French is rusty because I don’t use it much. Clearly, we Americans don’t keep up with languages we DO learn. How can we help our kids be more globally-oriented?
Anita Renfroe is worth watching over and over. How many of these “momisms” have you uttered today?
Some methods of coping with life’s abundance will never land you on a cable television show demonstrating how to make pies from scratch while simultaneously addressing birthday cards three months early. I’ve learned to pretend that our kitchen is at the beach—those little crunchy things beneath my feet are sand, not a reminder I have to sweep.