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Series: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1

So last week, when I rolled out the series, What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?, I promised myself and you that I would do something to begin taking better care of myself. I promised I would report back to you and tell you what worked, what didn’t and how it all felt. As a Read More

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Dear Blogger, What Are You So Afraid Of?

My dear blogger, what are you so afraid of? Are you afraid of hitting publish?  Ask me how I know?   I know, because half of my draft posts are getting real on what it’s like to be a caregiver.  An around the clock, with barely any outside help elderly caregiver.   I’m afraid of Read More

why can't you sleep in your own damn bed

Why Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

 Why can’t you just sleep in your own damn bed?   You know the routine. You read a story or sing a song. You put out a glass of water. You put on the night-light. You hug and kiss them. Tell them you love them. You tuck the covers just right. And then it happens. Read More

Home schooling Year 1 vs year 2 how'd we do

Home Schooling Year 1 vs Year 2…How’d We Do?

So you’re thinking of quitting home school.  Ask me how I know?  Read on. This is only our second year home schooling. It’s only April yet we completed our curriculum about a month ago.   Our two-volume textbook, Trail Guide to Learning – Paths of Exploration, I purchased used on eBay. The textbook provided a Read More

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

  **Update** I wrote this in April, but we’re only a few days away from finding out who gets killed.  Hope it’s not our favorite Daryl Dixon.  Maybe it’s Glenn. :0 Last night I laid in bed thinking over the season finale of The Walking Dead.  Wondering who was on the other end of Negan’s Read More