#PROGRESS

#PROGRESS

I was participating in an Instagram homeschooling campaign to get out the truth and beauty of homeschooling.  Things were going great until the prompt was #progress and the wheels fell off. You see, last year was grand.  Each time someone asked me how school was...
Making Up for It

Making Up for It

We make many mistakes as parents.  So. Many. Mistakes. For example: Friday I was directing some of the crowd in how to draw a tiger.  Let the record show that if any class I was ever in teased or made fun of the teacher to the extent that my pupils did me, well . . ....
Light a Match

Light a Match

Things that are from the devil: Perler beads lip gloss permanent markers crayola markers crayons pencils glitter glue slime tootsie rolls scissors stuffed animals socks glue/glue sticks/hotglue cardboard paper yarn boxes bags nail polish How I know this: Inordinate...
Maxi Skirt

Maxi Skirt

Invariably, when people find out we have five daughters, their eyes get very large.  After that, though, they usually say something along the lines of “Good thing they have older brothers to keep those boys away!” I always laugh politely.  After all the...
Critics

Critics

I’m preeeeetty sure I’ve used up all the trust my sons ever had in me regarding entertainment.  They look askance when I’m doubled over laughing at YouTube videos and outright roll their eyes at my choice of music. And during December I burned...