crafty daughter

#Volleyball

Another weekend, another volleyball match. This weekend the teen didn’t just practice she played and played and played game after game. Infact the preteen played as well. How nice to have two kids playing volleyball on the same weekend. Only…

Sick Teen or Not

My teen complained yesterday about feeling sniffly. I was not really listening to her. Actually, I couldn’t help but listen to her whiny voice, but we had a fun family day planned so I was preoccupied. We were going to…

Reading Is Queen

Reading is king in our house, or queen — I’m English, my husband is American, though. In England we are all about the Royals even if some of us disagree with the amount of money they get from the state.…

Swim Team Teen Style

My teen has been on the swim team since a teeny tiny 2nd grader. She wore almost the same size swim suit as her 5-year-old sister. Then and now she is skin and bones. Hates cold water. The swimming pool…

The Sleepy Teen

I’ve got a kid who needs lots of sleep as he is up at the crack of dawn. A preteen who needs slightly less sleep, but is still up with the dawn chorus. And a teen who is taking after…