Perhaps the biggest lesson parenting has taught me is not to judge. I never understood parents who did the happy dance at the bus stop on the first day of school. For years I happily spent my days with my kid, homeschooling, and enjoyed the vast majority of those days. I was judgey about those bus stop … [Read more...] about Our best summer ever: 3 things that helped
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Some see a big ol’ tree stump; we saw an invitation to do side by side tree pose! happenings Now that the weather has warmed up, we've been trying to get in at least one park day each week to enjoy the beautiful weather. My favorite park has a great playground and is right by the water, but I'm sad they took down the … [Read more...] about Life lately: hello, Spring!
Last year I started working outside the home. I desperately needed to remember who I am outside of my role as mom and homeschooler. Parenting a child with attachment disorder rocked my world in a way I wasn't prepared for; motherhood had always felt like my "thing" -- what I'm good at, what I feel most fulfilled by, … [Read more...] about Choosing my yeses
Anne Bogel's blog is one of my favorites, so I got the idea for this post from her and she got the idea from Emily Freeman. I love learning, so I like this concept of sharing a handful of things I learned lately, from the significant to the shallow. 1- Our nation uses a lot of straws. On average, folks in the U.S. go … [Read more...] about 6 things I learned in March