Evil Cleaning: (e-vhol /klēning/) verb/present participle: Picking up toys while you are too disgruntled to put them in the toy box, and throw them in the trash can instead.
“Dear Naps, I’m sorry I was such a jerk to you in Kindergarten.”
Go to the bathroom, yes. Play in the bathroom, yes. Report to his teacher that he went potty, yes. ACTUALLY pee-pee in the potty? Nope.
Cram in those last few things on your Summer Bucket List, and enjoy looking forward to a new school year together.
It’s time to buy school supplies. This year, five kids are in public school, and we have a boat load of pencils to buy. We were forced to get organized, so we made a School Supplies Worksheet. Get Organized With so many lists, we have to consolidate school supplies in order to make the trip
My four year old had a major smear in his undies one day. I told him he needed a bath because his butt smelled. He begged me not to wash his hair, because (and I quote), "I didn't stick my head in my butt."
With all of the kids home for summer vacation, the number of cups around the kitchen have gotten out of hand. When you have to run the dishwasher twice a day, it's time to get crafty.
My kids are at the point where they are sick and tired of being together. The summer started with backyard pool parties and sleepovers in the living room. After only a couple weeks of quality togetherness, the fighting had begun. Nothing a little ice cream can't handle.
I took a few minutes and thought about what was most important (to me) to have the kids accomplish on a daily basis. Of course, chores was on the top of my list, but I also wanted the kids to read, do something healthy, help cook, etc.
This summer, we're taking the dependence out of independence.