Are We There Yet? archive for May 2008

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2008

The Juggle

“There just aren’t enough hours in a day…”It’s a phrase I often hear from parents as they struggle to find balance in their busy lives.Regardless if you work full-time, part-time or work at home by taking care of the kids and household, it has become...

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MONDAY, MAY 26, 2008

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2008

Boys vs. Girls: Who’s Harder to Raise?

While sitting in the doctor’s office this morning, an article in Parenting magazine caught my eye.In “Boys vs. Girls,” writer Paula Spencer quotes Spokane author and social philosopher Michael Gurian: “I think parents use ‘which is harder?’ as an expression of whatever our frustration is...

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TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008

Cheap summer fun

There’s not a lot of sunshine out there, but summer is still on my mind. I’m trying to come up with some family day trips/activities without having to drive too far or spending too much money.Here are some ideas so far: Hiking in Riverside State...

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008

My husband’s wedding ring

This has very little to do with parenting, but it is about relationships – sort of – and the things you lose and how they sometimes come back.Before kids, my husband and I used to spend our weekends in Bayview, Idaho, sailing our ’73 Coronado...

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MONDAY, MAY 12, 2008

The Day After

So it's the day after Mother's Day. I can't button my jeans because I ate ALL the chocolate my boys gave me. The theory being just get it over with and don't eat the rest of the week.I'm still wiping down cupboards. My 18-year-old baked...

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SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008

Help Needed

My parents will be moving soon into their new home. My mother will need a housekeeper to help clean the house. They live five miles north of Loon Lake, on Hwy 395. Do you know of anyone in the area who could do the job?

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2008

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008

The forgotten moms

Until recently, I never gave much thought to the “other” mom. I know several people who were adopted as children and also numerous parents who have adopted infants and even elementary-age kids from Ethiopia, Guatemala, China and also the United States. I started thinking more...

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