Friday 5: Five I “Can Nots”

This week was wonderful, but BUSY. So much so that my brain just can't even tonight. So here are just 5 funny things about me that I can't seem to get a handle on in my life. No, none of them are crucial to functioning, but one would think I could master this weird list … Continue reading Friday 5: Five I “Can Nots”

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Love and Logic: A Review

I've officially started this review 4 times. It just gets too long because I have THAT much to say about this book! If you don't feel like committing to my long explanation here, just know that this book is 1) A Quick Read--we all appreciate that! 2) Extremely Practical--so many real life techniques, not just … Continue reading Love and Logic: A Review

Friday Five: 5 Outdoor Jobs I ACTUALLY enjoy doing with my kids

I love yard work and landscaping.  The smell of dirt, sweat, new lumber, freshly watered grass, fertilizer, and gasoline (I'm sure putting those words next to each other got me on a list somewhere) mix together creating this aroma that is both energizing and relaxing. I don't know why I love it so much - I … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Outdoor Jobs I ACTUALLY enjoy doing with my kids

Friday Five: 5 Things Students Taught Me About Raising Children

Oh my goodness, the lessons I learned. My husband and I taught school for several years. We are not perfect parents, and we were not perfect teachers (Jeff was), but WOW did teaching give us so many tools and trial runs for our own family. I can’t claim these lessons without first praising the phenomenal … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Things Students Taught Me About Raising Children