Category: School

Learning to read

Our five-year-old is learning to read, and it is totally blowing my mind — but also making my arms sore. I knew he would learn to read once he entered Primary, but I guess I didn’t think it would happen so quickly! I don’t… Continue Reading “Learning to read”

Finding the time (for me)

There wasn’t time in my schedule to think, to plan, to daydream. Every minute of the day was scheduled for maximum efficiency. The only time ideas trickled into my thoughts was when I was trying to sleep, and I’d force myself to clear my… Continue Reading “Finding the time (for me)”

Six lunch hacks for busy parents

I microwaved a burger at 7 a.m. and it ended up taking over half my day. Yes, that’s true. I was testing a new lunch idea (item #2) and it worked so brilliantly that I thought: “Hey, self. You should take some poorly-lit photos… Continue Reading “Six lunch hacks for busy parents”