I will fully admit that I moved to Arizona kicking and screaming. I was not a trooper. I did not handle this relocation with ease nor with grace. But two kids and 7 ½ years later I have to say that living in the Valley of the Sun (especially in February) is pretty sweet. Continue reading
This past weekend I went on my first solo trip to Chicago since having kids. Traveling alone for the first time in six years made coach feel like First Class! A little People magazine, a good book, a nap…It was glorious! And as it turns out, Dad and the daughters had a pretty glorious weekend too! Continue reading
The Superhero Princess blog has been up and running for about 9 months now. This isn’t a significant anniversary, but I’m making note of it because I believe we’ve reached a milestone. While I embarked on this project with a clear purpose – to infuse some of the research and theories behind the Sanford Harmony Program into anecdotes from a parent’s perspective – I have come to realize how similar blogging has been to my experiences as a classroom teacher. Without a schedule (i.e. Math after Lunch followed by Science) it doesn’t much matter how good your content is…you’re going to end up with chaos. So with this in mind, I’ve developed a “schedule” and I hope this predictable routine will help readers know what to expect from Superhero Princess. Continue reading
My five-year old was recently invited to her first girls only birthday party. It was a fairy themed party on a beautiful, warm Sunday, and everyone had a really nice time. The kids all got wings when they arrived and ran around outside in-between cake and craft projects. It was a sweet and wholesome party - but, half the class was excluded.