It’s the last weekend of summer for Annabel! We’re both excited for her to go back to school, while also being sad her break is over. Last week, my mom took her clothes shopping, I bought her some shoes, and she got her back-to-school haircut. I told the hairdresser to keep the tiniest bit of color on the ends of her hair. It’s mostly faded into a very light pink, and soon it will just be blonde. Annie was sooo excited when she saw there was a bit of color left. What can I say, I’m not a regular mom, I’m a cool mom.
Her hair is ridiculous.
Some of these might be difficult, but all of them are incredibly important. I hope you make the time to read them. Scream into your sheet cake while you read, but then get up and do something about it. History has its eyes on you.
~Removing Confederate Memorials Doesn’t Mean Washington and Jefferson Are Next
~The scientific case that America is becoming more prejudiced
~Antifa? White nationalist? A glossary for today’s political climate
~Why the Charlottesville Marchers Were Obsessed With Jews
~The Battle of Charlottesville
~How America Spreads the Disease that is Racism by not Confronting Racist Family Members and Friends
~What Jewish Children Learned From Charlottesville
Around The ‘Net
~West Point Cadet, Simone Askew, Breaks a Racial and Gender Barrier
~The Park Where Families Divided By The Border Can Reunite, Almost
~Dick Gregory, Barrier-Breaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84
~Americans Are Self-Medicating With Drugs For Animals, Even Fish, Instead Of Going To The Doctor
~The Fallout From Sportswriting’s Filthiest F***-Up
~Oprah Winfrey Is On a Roll (Again)
~After her life in L.A. unraveled, a woman living in her car hopes to regain health and employment
~What Brands Are Actually Behind Trader Joe’s Snacks?
~My girl was dying of leukaemia. I chose to do nothing
~Instagram’s Kevin Systrom Wants to Clean Up the Internet
~At the Dirty Dancing Lodge, Fans Can Have the Time of Their Lives
~How to Get Away With Murder in Small-Town India
~Lin-Manuel Miranda appears with L.A. Congressman: ‘It’s for you to tell the stories we haven’t heard yet’
~Tampa Bay is due for a major hurricane. It is not prepared.
~The Kardashian Decade: How a Sex Tape Led to a Billion-Dollar Brand
The Reviews Are In!
We are so excited by the reception The Toddler Survival Guide is getting! If you follow our Facebook Page you’ve probably seen these, but we have been receiving a lot of positive reviews. Hannah Reads and Hidden Doorways both gave us four-star reviews, and Red Tricycle included us in their roundup of best new parenting books to read right now. I hope you all are liking the book (and if you wanted to leave an Amazon review, that would be fantastic!)!
~Annie and I are going to make these color-changing shoes tomorrow! We’re excited. (FYI, we got cheap white shoes at Target.)
~James picked out these ridiculously adorable shoes for school. “I’m gonna fly, Mommy!”
~My 20th high school reunion is next month, and I’m tempted to get a pair of old school checkered Vans to celebrate.
Happy Sunday, everyone!
Those shoes remind me of the Gennera Hypercolor shirts that were popular in the late 90s. Very cool.
Oops, 80s not 90s.
I’m afraid I haven’t bought The Toddler Survival Guide yet (I’m currently a medical student, so toddlers are still a wee while off) but I was very excited to see it on the shelf in my local Paperplus in Dunedin New Zealand!
Wow, that’s so cool! Thank you for letting me know!!!
I can’t wait to see how your shoes come out!! I just ordered all the material, so I hope it’s as easy as it looked!
Just before my daughter turned 12 we allowed her to get red tips. Her hair was light enough that she didn’t need any bleaching before the red was added. This evolved over the next 18 months from tips to more than tips, to tips with a couple streaks, to all over wash out for Halloween, to all over Splat! (RUN AWAY from that nastiness) to having her stylist lighten and fade the all over (it was a pretty rose gold with 3 inches of roots), and now her entire head is a beautiful sunrise of pinks and yellow tips. She’s 13. I don’t color my hair at all and she would be pleased to never ever see her actual color again. LOL!
Thank you for posting all these articles, I will read each and every one of them.
Oooh, I have to do these shoes with my grandkids! Love it!