Breaking Routine

After returning from our family vacation last week, I had another vacation to look forward to…My in-laws are keeping the children at their house this week! It’s a win-win for everyone. Hubby and I get a break and the kids get to spend a week with their grandparents and their cousin. Not sure where my…

Watching From a Distance

While on family vacation in Florida, I have been able to do something I rarely get to do these days – watch my children from a distance. I have a boy and girl, ages 5 and 3, respectively. When they aren’t in school, they spend all their time under the watchful eye of my husband…

Adventures in Traveling: Part 2

Now that I’ve had real sleep in a real bed, I can appreciate the beauty of South Carolina and my sister’s new apartment. What I reflected on this morning was a meeting of past and present. Those who know me know I LOVE to reminisce. So what moved me, beside seeing my sister after all…

Adventures in Traveling: Part I

This morning, EARLY this morning, my husband and I packed up suitcases, snacks, toys, and DVDs and began our long drive from New York to my sister’s house in South Carolina. Oh yeah, we also packed up our 3- and 5-year old! LOL After staying with her a few days, we’re packing her in the…