My youngest plays DJ on the morning ride to school. She’s six. This is her playlist: Shakira: Try Everything The Greatest Showman: This is Me Pink: Just Like Fire Sing!: Johnny’s I’m Still Standing I asked her this week why she picked these songs and her response was “Because I’m going to go to school … Continue reading Get Pumped Up!
Anthony Bourdain’s death has me thinking a lot. I get it. I get him. Along with Robin Williams and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. I don’t know much about Kate Spade’s life but I’m sure I’d understand her as well. With that said, let me be clear that I have no intentions of killing myself. I … Continue reading Sanity
There is a Spanish song by Franco De Vita that has stayed with me for decades. It’s called “No Basta”, which means “It’s not Enough”. It’s about parenting. There’s a verse in particular that I think about almost daily, specially now that I am a parent: “No basta con creer ser un padre excelenteporque eso … Continue reading No Basta / It’s Not Enough
I asked P today what she thought was the best thing about herself. Well, first I asked her what her best attribute was and she said “spending time with R”(her best friend). So, I explained “that’s your favorite thing to do but I want to know what you think is your best attribute or the … Continue reading I’m Funny
I recently bought P a My Little Pony doll. As soon as we got home P cut the pony’s hair. I asked her why and she said “because the hair was getting in her eyes and she should have it like me”. I was in awe of her response. How amazing that she feels dolls … Continue reading Be Like Me
P finished her week of ISR refresher today. It was amazing to watch her go from being petrified of the water to having her confidence back in a 5 day period. P had two bad experiences this spring. One where she couldn’t reach the edge of the pool and the other she missed the last … Continue reading ISR Refresher
We were invited to a princess birthday party today. It was soooo over the top and I hate to say it but….. amazingly wonderful! As much as I dislike the whole princess mentality I bought into this event. Watching these girls in their magical world of dress up and pink with Snow White was quite … Continue reading My Strong Princess