A Day in July

Along with the rest of my generation, I always got up early to watch television coverage of American manned space flights. The networks began broadcasting in the predawn hours, alternating between th...

Tool Tangle

I love my Kitchen-aid mixer. It was a gift for my fortieth birthday and came with really useful attachments. Although the attachment I use the most is the beater blade, I often use the whisk and doug...

Having a Backup Plan

Wouldn’t it be great if everything worked according to your lesson plans?  Imagine having all the materials you need at your fingertips.  Picture your kids being motivated and cooperative for each an...

Empty Tub Syndrome

As a multi-tasking Mom—it’s quite common for me—at the end of the day—to start running the water for a nice warm bath, and then run to finish one last thing before sinking into the suds. However, las...