Back to School is almost here and the task of sending your three or four-year old to school for the first time ever is never easy – especially if the child has never spent time away from parents. Your child spending several hours in school, not only mea More
This month I find myself in new territory: I am a parent of a school-age child. For ten years, working as a teacher, I shared with my students my passion for English, navigating students through Shakespeare and college essays alike. Now I nervously awa More
A couple of weeks ago I was at target with my six-month-old baby and my Starbucks, obviously, and my little girl started crying. Now she wasn’t screaming bloody murder or anything, but she was definitely catching some looks from other shoppers. However, More
My fault, I didn't screw on a water bottle tight enough, leaked on an iphone...belonged to my 13yo.
Took it in, can't be fixed...tried new battery etc at the repair shop... needs new motherboard which would not make sense on a 5S.
Has anyone ever bought a used phone? I...
So today my kids went back to school. The oldest is in 8th grade and in STEM, so with the same 48 kids. It's exciting for her because she will see her friends daily again. My middle one is going in to 6th grade so he's nervous. Middle school is new for him and he has to c...
I moved to New York City early this year. Our family decided to buy a car here and I went to the Toyota Manhattan, which is a car dealer at west side of Manhattan. I was satisfied with a RAV4 and I gave 200 US Dollars cash as deposit and they gave me a "cash receipt". In ...
Years from now, when your eyes read these written words, you will note the worry strung behind this article was mildly premature. You are so young now, skipping through billowing clouds of innocence; heartbreak seems eons away…. More
Back to School is almost here and the task of sending your three or four-year old to school for the first time ever is never easy – especially if the child has never spent time away from parents. Your child spending several hours in school, not only means they would be away from you that long, but also that they are already taking their first steps towards the independence of being and doing things on their own…. More
This month I find myself in new territory: I am a parent of a school-age child.
For ten years, working as a high school teacher, I shared my passion for English, navigating students through Shakespeare and college essays alike. Now I nervously await my kindergartener’s first day of school. Thinking about switching roles this year, I had a heart to heart with myself as a parent who has been on the educational front lines…. More
We have 2 small children, live in a house with only 2 bedrooms. We can't make enough money off our partially finished house, so therfore can't afford a bigger one. We live off one income...barely.. and hubby wants to get a sports car. What should I do?
My son is 17 months. He was diagnosed with coxsackie virus 2 days ago. He had a 102 fever X 2 days. Pediatrician says the sores in is throat were pretty bad. He is drinking but cries a lot. Just wondering if anyone had any experience with this and how long before their th...
My husband is turning 40 soon. I am at a total loss as to what to give him. I wanted to do a trip, but he doesn't. I kind of want something special/unique/memorable because it's his 40th.
I've asked him...he says he has everything he wants...just wants a nice dinner.