Bing Teacher Appreciation

Most of us know the sorry state of education funding whether we have kids in school or not.  I live in IL where the budget is calling for a 17% cut in education spending.  Our schools aren't getting the money from the state like they are suppose to.  I won't find out if Will will get preschool from the public school (even though he qualifies for it with his ...continue reading

Weekend In Review

We had a crazy fun weekend.  I had some old friends (and when I say old, I mean people from Green Bay that I use to hang out with).  It was great.  It was great talking with people who actually know the "old me".  I hadn't seen them in years, but we started where we had left off.  (Hi Bill and Paul!).  My friend Bill (yes, try have 2 Bills and a Will here -- ...continue reading

Back To School

It is hard to believe that it's almost time for school, but we are looking at around month away!  I have a couple of high school graduation parties to still attend, and it is always fun to give my college advice.  It wasn't that long ago Bill and I were in college.  I remember Bill eating ramen noodles to save money (ewwwww is all I have to ...continue reading

National CPR and AED Awareness Week

Did you know that the first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week?  Of all the things we do and learn for our children, it is very important that we also learn CPR.  Bill and I took a class when we were pregnant with Madison plus he was certified all through high school because he was lifeguard.  We haven't updated our certification (yes, I know ...continue reading