so I insisted that she stay with me (and if you’re reading this before 4 pm on Sunday, you should come join us!) We had some Grade-A lady time (blowouts! brunch! magazines!) and generally solved the problems of the world. It was fantastic.
If you’re incredibly busy, you could try Elise’s three things concept
.Two of my favorite people are making a film about a topic near and dear to every Minnesotan’s heart
Would you ever go to Burning Man? Here’s what an average day looks like.
This dress is so sexy but still pretty modest. How is that even possible?!
Things to cook/bake/eat: these fancy rose petal cupcakes, vegan arugula pesto, 12 desserts in mugs, skillet sweet potatoes.
Let’s all read some banned books! (I loved #19 and #50)
I have a pair of these cheeky earrings and I get compliments on them All The Time.
I spent a lovely year and a half teaching preschool and kindergarten. I thought this article on teaching emotional intelligence was super good.
“O.K., let’s practice. Play like I’m your mommy.” Scooting into the center of the circle, he gave the boy, Reedhom, a small toy bear to stand in for the iPhone, then began to berate him in a ridiculous booming voice. “Lalalala!” Wade hollered, looming overhead in a goofy parody of parental frustration. “Why are you doing that, Reedhom? Reedhom, why?” In the circle, the other kids rocked back and forth in delight. One or two impulsively begin to crawl in Reedhom’s direction, as if joining a game.
Still slightly teary, Reedhom began to giggle. Abruptly, Wade held up a finger. “Now, we talked about this. What can Reedhom do?” Recollecting himself, Reedhom sat up straight. “Mommy, I don’t like it when you scream at me,” he announced firmly.Woohooforyou
would be a perfect way to celebrate a birthday, a promotion, a graduation, a move. Just about anything!