Know When to Fold ‘Em

You really don’t need iPhones and cameras when you’re  parent. You’ve got your children to document everything for you. Sure, it’s through the lens of whatever age they’re at, but still it’s a lens. I was talking to my boys last week about YouTube, the pros and the cons. I reminded them (they’re six and twelve) that they cannot be in  a room alone with the computer and that they cannot watch a channel I …

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Hey, Mom

To all the mothers: Today, may you be free to feel all the feelings that Mother’s Day brings. May you wake to the sounds of harmony, or at the least only quiet bickering. May you sit on a dry toilet seat. May there be toilet paper on the roll, or at least a little scrap left behind on the tube. May no one scream, “MOOOOOOM” in a way that makes you grind your teeth to …

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My Crew

Can I tell you all a secret? Sometimes I just want to get away from my children. Not permanently, mind you. I think 72 hours would do it. I’m their go-to-girl for lost shoes, unsolved math problems, existential crises, loose teeth, insect-hunting, tummy troubles, spiritual concerns, interpersonal relationship advice, and anything else that zips through their brains. If I wasn’t an expert to start with I am now. I don’t know if it’s a want …

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5 Things I Love

I’m not a bargain shopper. I wish I were. BUT I do love a good deal. Once I find a product I love I’m loyal to it. I wanted to share with you five products that I am absolutely loving right now.    Fast Transcripts I am graduating my first child from homeschool this year! Transcripts are something that I have been quietly freaking out over for the last four years or so. My oldest …

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