Monthly Archives: January 2013

Are You a Super Mommy?

I get the line, “Wow, you sure are busy,” a lot of the time. And you know what? I am. And I’m not. Both at the same time. I’m just a pile of contradictions. The reality is that I get … Continue reading

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What Do YOU Want to Do Today?

Balancing working, with homeschooling, writing, and prepping for our big move is intimidating and challenging at times. However, this morning, things really slid into place well… Making A List, Checking It Twice Christmas might be over, but the list-making isn’t. … Continue reading

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Pens, Markers, Crayons! Organizing the Mess

It was the search for a dry erase marker that did it. Our crafting and writing supplies were an absolute mess. I couldn’t find anything! I turned to Emily and said, “We need to sort this all out. Will you … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Our Future Homeschool Room

Buying a new home and prepping for the big move sure can be distracting! Honestly though, I am thankful we have the ability to push Emily’s studies into the spring and summer months. I’ve already stated my intent to school … Continue reading

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Ten Black Dots

So I put into play another one of the projects from Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder yesterday. The morning was full of doctor’s appointments, two of them, so I packed up an activity bag for … Continue reading

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Writing (and Illustrating) Our First Story

Yesterday at breakfast Emily was finishing her bowl of Rice Crispies with gusto. She had abandoned the spoon and was busy digging into the thin layer of sugar that lay at the bottom of the bowl. “I just LOVE sugar! … Continue reading

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Even More Playful Learning

I have mentioned that any kind of formal or planned lessons for homeschooling fell along the wayside with my house obsession. And while our ramp up for moving in one month looms in front of my eyes, and the last … Continue reading

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A Spot on the Radio

I was delighted to be invited as a guest on the Dr. Stan Frager show. His show, “Let’s Talk” is based in Louisville, Kentucky, and I participated on the second half of the show with another guest, T.J., a lawyer … Continue reading

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Great Post…by Someone Else

As I nurse a pounding headache this morning (no it isn’t a leftover from New Years, in fact I was asleep by 10pm on New Years) I was checking my favorite blog links and ran across a post that I … Continue reading

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