In honor of my son's 7th birthday, I'm rerunning this post because I am still stuck on that first sentence in my life. I've realized, as long as I am a teacher, Aug through October will always be especially … [Read More...]
In an unfinished basement in suburbia, rattled with toys, books and art projects, there came to be known a space called Box City. A collection of mostly Amazon boxes...treasure carriers that collectively served … [Read More...]
Our kids are 8, 6.5, & 5. We have yet to start individual allowance with them, quite frankly, it's not in the budget until fall when I go back to work. But, we recently were inspired to try out an idea we … [Read More...]
When I asked my 3 year old daughter about a month before her birthday how she wanted to celebrate, she didn't hesitate, "A Guitar Party!" I love kids' brains. This one was easy. We guitarred out for a few weeks … [Read More...]
My 4 year old son had read the word "End" on the microwave when I was cooking his oatmeal one morning.
ALERT-ALERT, TEACHABLE MOMENT! ;) I whipped out one of our whiteboards and jumped on it in between … [Read More...]
I didn't wake up this day planning on telling the kids that sometimes boys' testicles are referred to as nuts. We'd only used the scientific terms up until that point. I just wanted to order up some killer … [Read More...]
Faith, hope, and love; But the greatest of these is love....
As part of celebrating Easter this year we asked the kids over dinner, what does it look like to love others? Love our family. … [Read More...]
Mom. Teacher. Wife. Writer. Cheeseball. Pocket Photographer. A half full cup, that often spills. Open fridge policy.