My son Gus is not one to pick a traditional costume. Last year, he was a green apple.
The best part of the apple costume was that Gus helped to make it himself. He helped with the paper maché and the painting of his apple. He even picked out his green jeans and sweatshirt (H&M is wonderful for this type of stuff). Read More
A week or so ago, we were in the local five and dime (what do you even call that now? the discount store? the junk shop?), when my youngest daughter pulled out the total screamer. We were in the toy section so that Gus could pick out a toy for (FINALLY) completing his clean-up chart. Théa had finished her chart two weeks prior – a lifetime ago to a four year old – and did not understand why Gus was the only one who could pick something out. The dialog went something like this: Read More
If you haven’t seen Frozen at least three times by now, you either don’t have daughters or have been living under a rock. For those uninitiated to the craziness that is Frozen-mania, the movie is the most recent princess movie in the Disney Dynasty and tells a story of two sisters (Elsa and Anna) that is loosely based on The Snow Queen. This Disney movie is unique in that (spoiler alert!!) true love does not always come in the form of Prince Charming. Read More
I am a total dork when it comes to Disneyland. I am proud to impart that dorkiness onto my kids. Lucky for me, it isn’t much of a stretch.
The last time that we went to Disneyland with the older kids, they were 10, 8, 6, 6, and 5.
It’s been too long. Read More