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Back to school shopping lists for high school and middle school.

Back to School Supply Lists for High School and Middle School

Lifestyle By August 5, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I hate to bust your summer bliss bubble, but it’s August and while it’s still early in August, everyone knows what’s looming around the corner… Back to School. Hey. Don’t kill the messenger – I’m just reporting the facts. And while you may be the one in a hundred who’s thinking “but I don’t WANT school to start back” you,…


Happy Halloween From Your Local Middle School

Teens By October 27, 2014 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

This was originally posted 3 years ago but it still makes me laugh. However… I don’t think they put it up anymore which is a shame because I think it teaches a good lesson. Don’t you love driving around at Halloween time? The scary houses… funny giant cats, ghosts and goblins?! They’re great! I have also always loved taking the…


Mean Girls: The Fight For the Top

Teens By November 25, 2013 Tags: , , , , 18 Comments

You never know exactly when it happens. It just does.  From the day she started school, your daughter has always had a big circle of friends and plenty of play dates.  Then, one day it just seems that she doesn’t want to be around the friends she’s had since kindergarten or you notice the invitations seemingly dry up. You rack…


First Day of School – Memories and Worries

Teens By August 27, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , 2 Comments

Today is the first day of school for our area. Like everyone, we were excited to get them back at it and back in a routine but while I was excited for them, I am also wrought with worry and emotions. As I (harshly) wrote about last week, the Divas are already trying to work their drama. All I want is…


You’re Breaking My Heart

Parenting By February 8, 2012 Tags: , , , , , 3 Comments

AKA Middle School Open House night for H#2. A bit of a Wordless Wednesday.. tonight was open house so that the newbie parent’s and upcoming 6th graders could visit the school. Since this is our 2nd time at the rodeo, I didn’t pay as much attention to the activities as I did to the fact that holy crap – I’m…