When someone asks me what I do, I want to say everything. Or nothing. Instead, I say I’m a Stay at Home Mom. When I tell them my kids are in school, they give me a funny look. Even though they aren’t home with me, my kids still need me to be there. Let me explain. I’ve […]
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“What sports is your son playing this summer?” The question caught me off-guard. I just met this woman, and we were at dinner with some mutual friends. “Um…none,” I said. She laughed. “I’m sure there’s something – baseball? Football? Karate?” “None. He doesn’t play sports,” I repeated, and she abruptly turned and started talking to […]
Our household runs on rules. And while I am getting better at relaxing many of my rules, there’s one that I will not budge on: family dinnertime. Eating dinner together is mandatory in my house. Everyone eats together, at the table, with no TV. Occasionally, someone might be at practice or have a meeting which […]
Start your Labor Day weekend plans early. All Friday-Saturday, you’re invited to bowl for a cause while having fun knocking pins down with your friends and family. Add 30 minutes of bowling for $5, and we’ll donate it to Bowlers to Veterans Link.
My dearest magical appliance: the Instant Pot, I owe you a huge thank you. You’ve been part of our lives- part of our family- for a year now, and I can’t imagine life without you. Sure, some people think of you as “just a kitchen appliance,” but you are so much more to us. You’re […]
Marriage is hard, and parenting adds its own challenges and strains. But when your marriage includes a third parent, things get incredibly messy and complicated. The third person in my marriage is my husband’s ex-wife. Our lives are forever intertwined because of the kids they share. (My ex is no longer in our lives so […]
FREE! Advanced registration required. Space is limited.
Sunday, August 5
9 – 11am
Ages 0 – 6 years
Rainbow Child Care Center is joining us for a playdate. Bring your kids for some hosted playtime and get a chance to meet one-on-one with Rainbow Child Care staff. In addition to exploring our space, Rainbow Child Care Center will provide a kid-friendly craft and snack. Per usual, we’ll provide the brewed coffee . 🙂
With a new daycare location opening in Menomonee Falls this summer, you can come find out more about their nurturing and educational environment for your child.
ABOUT RAINBOW CHILDCARE
At Rainbow Child Care Center, our commitment to every parent is the confidence to know your child is safe, comfortable and happy in a high-quality educational environment. Our schools are family oriented and offer an atmosphere where children are respected and parents are always welcome.
The 2018 Tri-ing for Children’s Kids Triathlon presented by The Endurance House of Delafield will be held at Ottawa Lake State Park in the beautiful Southern Kettle Moraine Forest. A swim in Ottawa Lake is followed by a bike and run course on the park trails. A portion of your registration fee and all fundraising proceeds benefit Tri-ing for Children’s, Inc., a non-profit charity for children’s hospitals.
Join participating Marcus Theatres on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, for a free family party to celebrate the opening of the new movie “Hotel Transylvania 3!” Come as you please between 10 a.m. and noon to enjoy a variety of activities including a beach ball craft, make-your-own ghost, a tropical-themed photo booth, free snacks and more! Plus, there are plenty of giveaways including posters, activity sheets and character masks. After the party, make sure to stay for the “Hotel Transylvania 3” movie! Film admission sold separately. Visit www.MarcusTheatres.com for locations, tickets and more details.
As I sit here writing this post, I am a stay-at-home mom, running a small non-profit in my non-existent spare time, caring for six children, spending most of my time as a would-be taxi service driving these kids from here to there and everywhere. I live in the city where my eyes are more open to everything […]