Well, another year is come and gone and we you-know-what the you-know-where on Take your Child to Work Day. Husband’s company – big bank, surprise surprise – didn’t have a whole lot of events. Mom owns her own business with a healthy dose of Brandywine Buzz on the side. Guess what? With my iPhone never far away, my lap often occupied by a laptop, and the kitchen table covered with file folders – forget taking your child to work. Everyday is Bring Your Work Home Day.
Snow day? Sick day? Just work from home. Log in! Check your email! Keep projects moving! And, that way, you can keep your job! Last week I escaped to Atlanta for a weekend with the girls, and I was freaking working on a project from the plane. Just get it done, turn it in, sign off on it. Make it happen. Since you’re able to be connected, and ready to be connected, does that mean you are automatically willing to be connected? And do you feel like you have a choice?
Held on our school grounds, Fairville’s Fun Fair is especially great for families with toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. Enjoy pony rides, treasure hunts, moon bounce, cookie decorating, and so much more!
The Fair is open to the public with no entrance fee; modestly priced tickets are available to participate in the activities of your choice. read more: read more
When did sports get so serious for young kids? Travel teams, rigorous training and thousands of dollars leave us blind to what we really want our children to gain from sports. I have been at tennis matches where the disappointed parent refused eye contact to a struggling child. And at soccer games with a parent shouting "What are you thinking???!!!". We all can get dragged in. We want our children to win, to feel successful. But when we step back and get our own feelings and needs in check, what do we really want our children to gain from sports?
You are not going to win every time. Get used to it! You will not always get the grade, job or part in the play either. This is life played out on the court/field … [Read More...]
Surprise! It’s like a surprise party. Surprise! That trip you booked 4 months ago? It’s here! Time to pack, arrange child coverage, get the house in order to leave it for days, re-pack, check the weather, pack a few more things, realize you are … [Read More...]
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