EtchLife — kids

Survival Guide for a Day Off School

Posted by Carrie Flener on

That's right.  We got the call 5 minutes after the alarm woke us up.  My phone rang announcing school had been cancelled.  It came as a surprise -- had I not watched the news the night before or checked the weather app in the last 24 hours?! I struggle handling my expectations.  What I had planned for today didn't line up with how things were playing out.  However, our weekend was super busy, so the thought of being "stuck" sounded a bit refreshing too. Unfortunately, my middle-schooler and I could not get back to sleep after "the call" and the...

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living proof

Posted by myetchedlife on

Do what I say, not what I do. We all grew up hearing that and some of us (ahem!) still say it… But, here is what I realized today.  OK, maybe before today, but I had a moment today. I don’t actually want my kids to do what I say.  Some times my words are…

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