How to Pack With Children in the House

April 27, 2018

I have developed a plan on how to handle a 3 and 5 year old to get them out of the house for a weekend away. 1) Don’t tell them there is a plan to go away. It’s a guarantee they will flex the worst of their personality in the days leading up to departure. […]

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Career Day

April 04, 2018

For some reason, when we received that email about career day, I signed up. For some reason, here we are, hours before I’m supposed to make my presentation to M’s kindergarten class and I have no idea what I’m going to do or say. Yesterday when I picked M up from school, one of the […]

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The Newseum

April 01, 2018

It’s always fun when family or friends come to town because it provides a fantastic excuse to be a tourist!!! I’ve been dying to get to the Newseum but it seems like there is never enough time to spend. Lots to see and lots to read. All in all, I liked it a lot, but […]

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Talking Smack

March 27, 2018

Last Monday, Real Estate Dad was trying to get Chubs out the door to school. I was upstairs, still in bed, picking away at emails on my phone, when Chubs burst into the room with a tissue and started wiping down my night stand. Real Estate Dad: Come on, it’s time to go to school. […]

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Vacation All I Ever Wanted

March 13, 2018

Real Estate Dad and I rarely get an opportunity to travels sans kids. There are 2 reasons for this really – 1 is we actually like being with the kids (mostly.) And, 2  is that we had our kids later in life. Which means the grandparents are older as well. Which means, they cannot watch […]

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Happy Birthday GW

February 20, 2018

We decided to be tourists for President’s Day. Unfortunately, everyone else decided the same thing. After waiting an hour in a car-line. only to be told there was no parking. we looped a couple times until they finally let us in the parking lot. We’re here Georgie! Too bad we couldn’t go inside though. Tour […]

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