Kindergarten

Gabbie’s 5! (And We’ve All Survived…)

To my dearest, most irrepressible Gabs, Raise one hand high, darling, and spread out all of your fingers.  For the next year, that’s how easy it’s going to be to tell people how old  you are (if,  you know, you don’t want to talk, which you seem more inclined to do than your sister was(…)

The End of the Beginning:  Kindergarten Wrap Up

The End of the Beginning: Kindergarten Wrap Up

Whew, it’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks, but as most of my (very small, trust me) social media circle knows, Maddie finished up Kindergarten last week.  That’s right, folks–it’s all over but the crying (a role that has been largely taken over by the 2yo lately…Wheeeee!).  Honestly, can I just say that her being(…)

She’s So Damn Talented! Maddie’s First Solo Performance

She’s So Damn Talented! Maddie’s First Solo Performance

Ugh, you guys.  Can you let you in on a little secret?  I used to think that people who moaned and complained about the end of the school year were just being melodramatic.  Yeah…they weren’t.  It is insane, and I can only imagine this multiplies exponentially as the age of your child increases.  There’s just sooooo(…)

Mom Confessions: Am I Holding My Kid Back?

Sometimes, I feel like the world’s least supportive mom.  No, really.  It’s time for another of my Mom Confessions. Okay, so here’s the deal:  Yesterday, Maddie and I are walking home from school, and she’s all excited because there’s going to be an all-school talent show, and she’s going to try out and play the(…)