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Summah-time…Notes from Summer House Shields

July has cometh! Currently, I'm engaged in a common summertime Shields' family past time - the kids, the dog and I are in my bed each on our own devices (yikes). We are pyjama-clad and snoozy...the kids watching movies while I write on my laptop. I can smell the wet grass and soggy soil on… Continue reading Summah-time…Notes from Summer House Shields

My Family · On Writing · Parenting

Summer Vacation Soliloquy

SUMMER VACATION HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN! Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 2:35pm was the official start of our family's summer vacation. A bunch of us, parents and kids, hung around in the school yard after the bell rang to talk summer vacation plans and say farewell until September. I had a giddiness in my tummy that's… Continue reading Summer Vacation Soliloquy