I Love Mondays Tip of the Week
Remember how I mentioned that Risa was having her friend T sleepover and was kind of amped about it (to put it mildly)? Well, I"m happy to report that the unthinkable happened - the sleepover went exactly as well as Risa hoped. No tears, no fights, no "I want to go home." Bizarro, right? I will say that the girls got MAYBE five hours sleep total and ended up watching TV at 4:45 AM but mama slept right through it so fine with this girl. Here was a moment of fun that I'm sharing as my tip of the week b/c all you need is one box of tin foil. I call is Fashionista Foil, and the only rule is "Make a rock star outfit using only tin foil and call me when you're done; I'll be reading my book in bed." (Sorry the photo is blurry: they were moving a lot and I was giggling; but you get the idea).
Happy Memorial Day, all! Let your inner rockstar shine!
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