Why ditching the chore chart resulted in more chores with less whining.
Sometimes you have your first Halloween when you’re one… sometimes it comes when you’re 8.
Adjusting to our new homeschool life has certainly had it’s challenges but the freedom to do things like this make it worth it.
It’s been in the 80’s lately and not feeling too autumnal but cooler weather is on the way. I noticed some huge acorns outside on our walk the other day and I forgot about a little craft I had not made in a long time: acorn beads. I posted my… Continue reading »
Every day as I raise my 4 boys I remember this. Every day there is some example, somewhere that I can set for them… and every day there is some example somewhere that makes that job more difficult.
“Mom, I’m never going to like learning.”
Langston turned 6 months old last week. He sits up. He has 5 teeth. He drools. He’s aaaaaalllmost ready to crawl. He’s showing interest in food. He plays with toys. He laughs at his brothers. He pulls the small hairs out of the back of my neck. He claws… Continue reading »
It’s 70-something degrees in Richmond right now, and even through we are usually a bit warmer in December this is kinda ridiculous. I’m not feelin’ it folks. Don’t get me wrong, I love the warmth… but with the weather being what it is we pretty much skipped the Christmas activities… Continue reading »
In second grade, my son tested into a Center-Based Gifted program after a recommendation from his teacher. The program was offered by the county and transportation was provided, and it required a lot of shuffling and some sacrifices for our family, but he decided to give it a shot. Third grade at his… Continue reading »
I feel like the first thing babies see is the back of their mother’s iPhone case. I take a lot of pictures of my kids with my phone. It’s always with me, it’s quick, it’s easy and takes less than a second to share it with all my friends on… Continue reading »