You’re Only as Old as You Feel

You’re Only as Old as You Feel

We are 2 months to the day out from our due date and I am feeling it. So, you, know, it was SUPER helpful to have this conversation with Lucy this last weekend. “Mom, can I rest downstairs?” (Read: “Can I go and party out of your site and destroy all...
#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...
From the Manger

From the Manger

Advent wasn’t all I had hoped it to be. You’d think- or at least I thought- that an extra week to prepare would have made the prep work for the preparing that much easier. It didn’t. Instead, we came down with a cold, all the good library books were...
How to Find a Tree

How to Find a Tree

1. Spend weeks asking, fretting and clarifying about when we would get said tree.  Wring hands in worry and consternation that the first Sunday of Advent did not fall immediately after Thanksgiving.  Loudly voice your displeasure at the timing AND lack of snow...

Dia-BEET-us

On Friday I was explaining to another homeschool mom where Jac was. “He’s at the dentist with Phil.” A friend overheard and exclaimed, “Again?!” Yes, AGAIN. February-and it turns out March, too- was the month of dentistry. It adds up...

So Dak

I used to read in history books about the fighting Italian City States would do and I would be confused. Sure, fighting for over land made sense but over honor? Who’s Saint or town flag was better? I didn’t get it. Now I understand. I love South Dakota. I...