• The eleventh hour

    This is the typical scenario in our house on the weekend before the exams. “Mom, I need to go to the bookstore. Got to buy some workbooks.” — “Okay, when are the exams?” — “Next week.” “I…

  • Pulling out the food stops

    My kids know that come major school exam time, Mom will (usually) pull out all the stops and say yes to all of their food requests. It’s Raine’s turn to call the shots this year. The other…