For the past couple months, we (hubby and I) have been planning a weekend getaway. We’ve also had a financial bombshell go off in our laps… which seemed to leave my husband wavering about cancelling our trip. I was unswayed. As a mom, I sincerely needed a break! We even found an affordable hotel room… Continue reading Changing Expectations
Have you ever found yourself at a loss for teaching something? Me too! And multiplication is no exception! Mind you, math was my favorite subject in school- it came easy to me! But have me teach it? THAT is another story. I’ll try to keep this short. I currently have a 9 year old and… Continue reading Times Tales Review
We are currently in our 5th year of homeschooling. Pausing here to say… I don’t feel old enough, mature enough, and certainly not wise enough to be saying that. (Seriously- where does the time go!) Ok, back on track. Fifth year of homeschooling. While we are certainly making progress, I often feel at a loss.… Continue reading Five Flavors of Homeschooling
It’s 2019 y’all. Where does the time go! Even though January has already passed, I figured I’d share my word for the year (Yeah… I still do that). TRAIN. Now, I don’t mean the ‘Choo-Choo!’ kind of train, but the ‘train your child up in the way he should go’ kind of train. Don’t… Continue reading 2019
To be honest… I don’t want to write this post. And I do… because maybe, just maybe, someone will glean some encouragement from knowing they are not alone on this mom journey. In January, I declared my potty training days over. I think I jinxed myself. My no-more-diaper days lasted approximately 2-3 weeks. Then things… Continue reading Potty Training Retake
A quick recipe to share… because I LOVE me some good salsa! This recipe is simple, quick… and I can eat half of it in one setting if I’m hungry enough. Oh… but I totally don’t have time to make this a ‘printable’ recipe so… sorry. Corn Bean Salsa 1 Can Whole Kernel Corn, drained… Continue reading Corn Bean Salsa
I find it… ironic that my last post, 3 months ago, started out mentioning the article, ‘To the husband whose wife seems angry’… because boy oh BOY have I had some challenging days! So first, I’d just like to say… everyone is alive. If there is one thing that I’d like to ‘teach’ in this ‘Parenting… Continue reading The Good, The Bad… and all the in between!