9 Tips to Survive A Snow Day

Tip #1: Enjoy the beautiful morning Gone are the snow days when I would sleep until noon and binge watch “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead” . Now, the 5am wake up call from Child #1 is greeted with genuine joy, as we replace getting ready for work with snuggling. If I happen to dose…

The Question You Should Never Ask

A seemingly a nonthreatening question. Whether transported via text or a run-in at the grocery store, the intention of the question is of course courteous. However, generating an answer on the other hand is like channel surfing. What response are you in the mood to hear? HOW ARE YOU? The Hallmark Channel: We are great!…

What is the cheese bus?

 Q: What is a cheese bus? A: Well. It is a yellow bus, like cheese. Naturally. Q: Why is it the name of the website? A: English teachers love symbols. My daughter acquired this phrase, the cheese bus, from one of her beloved speech therapists, and the term just stuck. The actual riding of the…

7 Things to Do When you are “Breaking”

In our house, breaking means – you can no longer pull it together. For my twin babies, it means throwing your body dramatically on the ground because you aren’t allowed to eat the remote control.   For my daughter with special needs, it means an absolute meltdown because the legs of your doll are bending or…