How one little drawing changed our whole day.
I don't know about you but I am not a math person. Numbers and I just don't get along all that well. I wish we did. There are definitely a lot of opportunities out there for those who are math-savvy. Math was always my weakest subject in school. I only just recently decided it was … Continue reading Math Night Mayhem…Adding our Family Subtracts the Calm and Multiplies the Chaos
**This post is not intended to offend anyone. Honestly. We are all entitled to our own beliefs; both religious and otherwise and I respect my extremely religious friends as much as I respect my atheist friends. And I am blessed to have both. Nor is it a criticism of our wonderful educators. ---You've got to … Continue reading The Easter Story: Mama, Why is it Called “Good Friday?”
It was bedtime in our house. We had just finished family story time in 5 year old Miss M's room. I was across the hall, laying with sleep-resisting, 2 year old, Mr. O while Hubby read one more book to our big kids; Miss M and 4 year old, Mr. C. Mr. O was almost … Continue reading Overcoming Social Obstacles: Shimmering & Shining my Little Girl’s Social Life
My 5 year old, Miss M and 4 year old, Mr. C got to attend Ash Wednesday mass at church with their school today. Here is their story... Me: Did you guys get to go to church today? M&C: Yes!!! M: They put ashes on our heads just like you said! C: But mine came … Continue reading My Kinders on Ash Wednesday…
One windy, snowy, late afternoon, just as I had finished picking up our school-aged kiddos from after-school daycare, I buckled them into their car seats then lifted up the front of 2-year old Mr.O's car seat poncho to do the same when suddenly 4 year old Mr. C cried out in horror, "Oh no! That's … Continue reading The Daycare ‘Little Green Guy’ Theft & a ‘Grocery Game’ Mystery: Boys are Both Sweet and Gross