"What are we having for dinner?" he says, as he's digging in the pantry before his schoolbag is even off his back.
I haaaaate when people say kids these days don't play outside or are addicted to screens.
At any given time I have 4-15 kids in my yard.
Maybe it's the adults who are addicted to screens...
I don't understand how I have friends sending kids to college!
I mean, when I had my first son 13 years ago, I started to read "mommy blogs" and join online communities of people with toddlers and little kids, so if I do the math, I guess it works out...but then no, wait-- aren't they still babies?!
Who had one of these? 🙋♀️
It was an obvious upgrade from the purple boombox that came before it. 📻👩🎤
Such a blast from the past! I want to go get one.
I remember when the Treehouse opened. (I was little but I remember😳)
Remember when this was called 13 Going on 30?
But really, this looks good!
Every hair cut.
Every good decision.
Every stolen base.
Every awesome report card.
He looks older with every step.
Agree times 1000, and now upper elementary (4th and 5th) is basically middle school.
"In the 6th grade, I was still dressing up Barbie dolls and playing Clue all night with my girlfriends at sleepovers. I was reading Judy Blume books and worried about my lack of a bra size, and when my period would start, not reading Margaret Atwood and analyzing feminist literary theories so I could have a heads up on my AP Lit class in a few years. (Probably freshman year, because if you’re not in AP classes in the 9th grade, I mean, just drop out of high school already.)"
We went to a haunted hayride this weekend, and the scariest thing was the little boys (12ish) in front of us talking about vaping-- and how one's BABYSITTER got it for him.
Dawson's and Felicity in our room in 12 minutes!
(Oh wait, it's not 1999.)
With a love of children and a passion for reading and writing, Kelly decided to share her experiences with others through the pages of the Crib Notes book and site.
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