Posts tagged "Back to school"

Back to College: The first class kicked my ass

I should’ve started with something easy like a nice literature, psychology or history class. I would’ve done well in any of those subjects. But, no. I was scared and worried and so consumed by self-doubt that I did something stupid: I registered to take Earth Science. Math and Science are not really my thing.┬áSure, there’s... Read more »

Going Back to School - Mom Edition

Going Back to School - Mom Edition
In 2 hours, I’m going back to school. My first class starts tonight in some idyllic land called Sugar Grove. Sugar Grove, a place I’ve never been and really didn’t even believe it existed until I actually looked it up a couple of minutes ago. Sugar Grove, a Candy Land destination, a place where my... Read more »

Summer Challenge for Kids and Adults

Summer Challenge for Kids and Adults
While the September 22, 2012 autumnal equinox is still weeks away, the deluge of Back to School advertisements signal the contrary to those of us with school-aged children. Whether we like it or not, our summer ends when the new school year begins. As the self-appointed Queen of Schedules and Goddess of Routine, alas, I... Read more »
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The Sweat Fest is Over! Anticipating Fall in the Midwest...

The Sweat Fest is Over! Anticipating Fall in the Midwest...
A glorious cool breeze drifted through my kitchen window this morning, exposing the steamy heat of my 6 AM cup of coffee. I giggled with glee when my body broke out into goosebumps! FALL! I am not a huge fan of sweating or any temperature which makes my naturally wavy hair frizz-out more than normal.... Read more »