I don’t know any kid who comes home from school and says, “I just want to put my feet up and rest.”
They come home and grab their legos or video games or art supplies or sports equipment. And, yes, sometimes they grab books too.
They search out activities that light them up. That fill their internal energy tanks. But how often do you do that as an adult?
As I continued to catastrophize, I got really tired and decided that Plan B – to sit in front of the gate holding it closed all night long – was my best option. In my best dramatic Jewish mother fashion, I told the world I would sacrifice myself to save my family.
And, then a better idea came: To practice what I preach.
I absolutely LOVE this recipe from Deliciously Ella! Wish I had known about it when my sons were learning to eat solid foods! Three simple ingredients: Banana (1/2 a ripe one) Oatmeal (about 2 tablespoons) Honey (about 1 teaspoon) That’s it! Here are the photos from Ella’s site: Mash the banana with a fork then mix in […]
Last week, I turned 40! One of the problems with having a birthday so soon after the holidays is you are often too tired to celebrate. My oldest son was born on January 1st which mean that, by the time we’ve celebrated Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas (I’m Jewish, my husband isn’t), and his birthday day plus […]