I was freezing cold and soaking wet.
The parking lot had been full that morning, so my son and I had hoofed it from blocks away to the elementary school. I'd given up my side of the umbrella, so the icy rivulets running down my back were an unpleasant reminder that fall had arrived quite early this year.
But when I turned the corner of the hallway, I almost forgot my discomfort. The scene in front of me broke my heart.
There was a dad, on his knees, with his first-grade daughter…
Added by Diane Majeske on September 8, 2011 at 6:20pm — No Comments
Cool first-day duds
Well, here we are, finishing up our 3rd week of kindergarten. What? This is the first time I have mentioned kindergarten? It has been so smooth and so far without incident but I have…Continue
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** School was, like, the greatest invention ever.
** Once again, homework can seriously suck it.
** I don't do math without my smashed grapes.
** Camping is so much more enjoyable when I don't have to be a part of it.
** My daughter's room smells like a pig took a shit in a sauna.
** The Fanta…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 2, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments
So today was my daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, holy cow, when did this happen?! I was teary eyed all morning long, but when we got to school, there was so…Continue
Added by Tawna Richard on August 29, 2011 at 1:12pm — No Comments
** We actually made it to the beginning of the school year without my kids stabbing each other!!
** New backpacks make everything more exciting.
** My son can evidently make his leg fart. (I'm so proud.)
** I can't even watch the previews for scary movies anymore.
** I'm raising the king and queen of…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 26, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments
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Last week we wrote about some very cool back to school bags for everyone from preschoolers to the college bound teenager. Now it is all about the lunches. It is important to get the right accessories to make lunchpail lunches something to really look forward to when the lunch bell strikes. A…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on August 24, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments
** My world is just a series of pee splatters and poo.
** It's a true challenge not to laugh when telling your eight year old how inappropriate it is to yell "cocks".
** Throwing food can be liberatingly fun.
** Pretending to be stupid so you can cut in line is sooooooo not cool.
** Some sick a-hole had…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 19, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments
Transform a school locker from drab to fab with LockerLookz fashionable locker decorations. Designed specifically with girls in mind that, especially those that want to make a personal statement of style beyond what they wear. LockerLookz has the perfectly coordinated set of accessories that are not only hip (do teens still say that? I think maybe not…) but also functional. Choose from a variety of themes to fit a new…Continue
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Well, not really. Because today is the first day of school and here is how I am celebrating!!
Added by Lanita Moss on August 17, 2011 at 8:22am — No Comments
$50 GC to Shop Belle's Children's Boutique. (Super Cute!!) 08/31Continue
Added by Jenny on August 16, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments
We are so appreciative of our customers, so just for you we are extending are Back 2 School Sale, just for YOU! We have received a few emails from our loyal customers who were not able to take advantage of the savings last week, so we have extended the sale.
Don’t bother with #Target, #Walmart, #Macy’s or #JC Penny’s because they are exclusively sold at and by Cute Beltz.
Check out the great new…Continue
Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on August 15, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments
Two more days until the girls go back to school. Less than 48 hours in a summer that hasn’t been very much fun.
It has been the summer of RADishes, a three month struggle to help our daughters maneuver through the trials of reactive attachment disorder. At times, it has been a nightmare.
Added by Lanita Moss on August 15, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments
** Someone should come up with a Beano for brain farts.
** Motherhood is no place for migraines.
** Our water bill's gonna be $10,000 this month, thanks to my son's obsession with the hose.
** Nothing, and I do mean NOTHING, is louder than the volume of a carpool of short people.
** Digging for your keys…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 12, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments
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Why does Lisa grumble when it is time for her to go for her piano lessons?
How come Johnny abhors the sight of his skates now? After all, these
children were very enthusiastic about the programs when they started off.
What happened? Parents are often confused by the disturbing and often…
Added by Brigitte Anderson on August 7, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments
Here how to here and my little "tip" i got from the lady that worked there.
A side of sanity ~ Don't waste your money on school supplies
Added by Taffy on August 7, 2011 at 2:50am — No Comments
** I am evidently NOT Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
** The Coupon Suzy lady scares the absolute hell out of me.
** 2 AM looks WAY different than it used to.
** I really need to start slippin' Immodium A-D to the birds around my house.