Those of us with more than one child have no doubt that the heavens spoke loudly in the form of our last child. In fact, it's probably God's way of population control. I mean....how many times have we admitted that if "he was our first, he would have been our last." Not that easy could … Continue reading God Doesn’t Break The Molds..
OK...so I haven't even looked at my blog in months....even forgot the web address. I decided to delve back in and saw several posts that apparently, I was too lazy to post. Here is one! Some may mark the beginning of Summer with the completion of testing or school or even the hotter temperatures and … Continue reading Summer Is Just Another Fresh Hell!
After spending over a decade in law enforcement, victim services and social work, we circled the wagons and brought our kids home from public school. Now, we are on year five. After the first years, we learned to lay to rest all of those good intentions of facilitating unrealistic goals of growth, having tri-lingual kids, and … Continue reading Around Here Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer.
So a few months ago my Facebook news feed was overrun with pictures and celebrations of little angels receiving numerous school awards. This week, it's overrun with first day of school pictures. Facebook has led us to a point that we broadcast every praise bestowed upon us or our little petite ya-yas. We are a homeschooling … Continue reading I Am As Nervous As A Long Tail Cat In A Room Full Of Rocking Chairs.
It's that time of year when us homeschooling moms sit down with our computers, laptops, paper, pencils, laminators, sticky notes, highlighters, etc and plan a new year. We do research, we poll our friends, we beg guidance from strangers, and we contemplate our sanity for pursuing yet another year. We design lesson plans, calendars and … Continue reading That Dog Won’t Hunt
Today, I have been working on my next eBook, Mountain Notes to Parenting, and so I have been reviewing some of my prior posts on parenting. I came across this post and laughed all over again - especially, since it's that time of year again for our family vacation! Lord Willing And The Creek Don't … Continue reading Parenting in Review
I had so much fun writing my eBook on Mountain Notes to Grant-writing, that I have decided to make it a series. Mountain Notes is an off-shoot of Cliff Notes, designed to give you a brief synopsis of the facts. Of course, I started it with something that I know how to do and so … Continue reading Don’t Start An Argument With An Empty House.