This post contains affiliate links. Affiliates help keep my site going. I don’t know about you but the months when school is going on seems to be the most hectic. I am blaming it on all of the after-school activities mine are in but I feel it’s important to let them participate in the things that make them happy such as sports and Jr. ROTC. But after a full day of school and activities, the younger ones seem to be more hyped up than the older ones and it’s not always easy to get them to settle down at night.
I have a few odd pets, reptiles and amphibians and I have to admit there was a time when I considered getting a tarantula. Don’t worry, you won’t see any pet spider posts from me. I got over that as quickly as it took me to read an article about a man dying from one of his pet spiders. The story that followed was just as horrific. I now actively seek ways to keep the creepy crawlers as far away from me as I can. More on that in a minute but first let me fill you in on what