Category Archives: Parenting


I watch him as he walks into the building without me.  His body has been stretching taller over the past few months and I know it won’t be long until he will be able to stand toe-to-toe with me and … Continue reading

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What About Socialization?

When Scott and I first started discussing the possibility of homeschooling, socialization was a concern. We didn’t want to sequester our children away from the world. We wanted them to learn to stand up for themselves and to also be … Continue reading

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I’m a Big Kid Now

Anyone else have that diaper commercial song in their head? No? Hmmm. Anyway… Now that the weather is staying warm outside and spring is flourishing, the kids and I have started taking bike rides. And by started, I mean twice. … Continue reading

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Snow Day

We have implemented a semi-strict rule of no errands during homeschool hours. Semi-strict because no matter how strong my intentions, there are always exceptions. Yesterday was an exception. With blizzard conditions predicted for the next 24+ hours, we (like almost … Continue reading

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But if they’re closed…

My sweet Abby has had a bit of a cold. Nothing serious. Just the sniffles and some aches. A kleenex is her constant companion, but other than that she has been fine. Until we started school. She did well with … Continue reading

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Hannah Montana, Taylor Swift, and a Nunnery.

Awhile back, we acquired a Hannah Montana sweatshirt. I believe someone passed it to us. Or maybe we picked it up at the Give and Take. I’m not sure anymore. Because it was several sizes too large for Abby, Scott … Continue reading

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A First

Last night, Abby asked me to check her bottom tooth, which has been slightly wiggly for several months. She was very excited when I confirmed that it was indeed very loose and that it would probably come out before Christmas. … Continue reading

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