Thank Goodness

So I had it in mind that I would spend this week focusing on what I’m thankful for.  But here it is TUESDAY and it’s late and I’m tired and feeling lame. Dang. But I am thankful, donchaknow, and I really, really want to do this. So tonight I take the...

Delete

It can be so frustrating to be a mom. I can work all day and at the end of the day there is NOTHING to show for it. Nothing. My husband tries to be understanding but I’m not sure if he fully understands it.  I have likened it to him working on a website all day...

Flying Leap

Have I mentioned that we are learning about Lewis and Clark this fall?  We are.  No, it’s not really a part of state standards for second graders, but that’s the beauty of homeschooling.  Don’t tell anyone I said that . . . Really, I have loved the...

Animals

Our Monday rolled out into such a horrible, yucky day.  Ellie was feeling less than stellar, all of the things I had put off all weekend were towering over me and I had, at times, up to 4 surly kids to contend with.  It was mind numbing. At the very moment I thought I...

Grateful

To Papa Louie on Veteran’s Day, Thank you. Thank you for signing up for adventure when you were still just a kid.  Thank you for sticking it out when you didn’t get the job you hoped for and you were separated from your best friend. Thank you for naming...