May 2015 archive

Now, what to do with the kids’ masterpieces? A simple organizing system.

The school year is coming to an end, and many of us are contemplating what to do with all of those masterpieces our kids created this year.  Now what?

Well, as it turns out I’m a bit of a pack-rat when it comes to anything my girls create.  I mean it breaks my heart to throw anything away, and yet I don’t want the volume of clutter.

Over time I’ve established this simple system to keep their art and paperwork organized.  My friend Erin asked me about my system recently, and I decided to write about it.


Celebrating 1/2 Birthdays. The Girls Turned 3 1/2!

Remember when you were a kid and counted every single day until your next birthday.  Waiting with great anticipation at the prospect of being a year older?

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I remember correcting my parents when they forgot to give me credit after I passed the 1/2-way point in a year.  I would quickly say, “I’m not 5.  I’m 5 1/2.”