*Clap-clap* Okayyyyyy, people! <--I'm saying this in the voice of the girl the gym teachers always chose to lead the extra group, if they wanted more groups than they had teachers. She was 6 feet tall and played alllll the sports AND was a cheerleader, and she always wanted us ENTHUSIASTIC. She would divide us into groups and want us to choose "team names," and then she'd be all, "guh-ohhhhHHHHHH, ALLIGATORS!!!" Gym class suuuuuucked.
Where was I? Oh, yes! I was being perky and enthusiastic while clapping sharply. Because today is the day you should email me (swistle at gmail dot com) if you have tried (1) emailing your contest winner and (2) leaving a comment on your contest-winner's blog (if either of those is possible), and still you haven't heard from your contest winner. I'll make a YOO HOO! post and we'll see if we can get everyone in touch.
Also: if you have opinions on when/how to discuss The Facts of Life (that term will ALWAYS make me break into mental song: "You TAKE the good you TAKE the bad you TAKE them both and THERE you have...") with children, scoot your expert and/or opinionated buns over to Milk & Cookies.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...