Monthly Archives: October 2013

This or That…

My friend, Doug is amazing. Truly he is. My husband, Matt is amazing. Truly he is. Why? Because they both hate boxes. While I have long been a hater of ‘boxes’- they have made my disdain even more real. I’m … Continue reading

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Perfecting Help

It is possible that having children who are in upper elementary is prompting many of these blog posts. No, actually, it’s true. Having children who are in upper elementary is prompting most of my blog posts. Why? The older they … Continue reading

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Practice Time

Today, afterschool my son said to me, “Today proves that I don’t want to be an author. I love to tell stories, but jeeeez mom – my teacher makes me write the same paragraph over and over and over. It’s … Continue reading

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When does it become THEIR problem?

Seriously, when does it become their problem? What is the it? Control over their own education, their own life, their own responsibilities, their own goals, their owns tribulations…all of it. All of life’s stuff. When does ownership change? First, it … Continue reading

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