Winter can be beautiful and a whole lot of fun at first. But, what happens when you’re snowed in, the temperatures and wind chill are just too low to go out, or you’ve got sick kids? It’s a challenge, right? Parents can only handle so many snow days before we start to lose it and Read More
Magnus Chase, the funny, sarcastic character created by Rick Riordan that everyone should know and love. The sequel to Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer I was blown away by how much I enjoyed it. If I am to be completely honest, I liked it better than the first one! This book was filled with adventure, Read More
Sinus pressure and pain is sometimes the bane of my existence. Truly. It’s not like I can just take the day off and sleep or stand in a steam-filled shower. I can’t dope myself up on drugs to take away the symptoms. Heck no, I’m a parent. Even on the days I don’t have my kids Read More
Have you ever realized that your family is so caught up in life that you’re not connecting with each other? Trying to figure out how to go about reconnecting? That’s where we’re at right now. My kids are in middle school and it presents an entirely new challenge for several reasons. Up until school sports Read More
Full grade acceleration is unusual and can often be a hot topic. It is not something to be taken lightly or jumped into blindly. Every situation is different because every child is uniquely gifted. This is our experience and our story. The Path to Autumn’s Ultimate Decision Last year, I posted about grade acceleration and Read More
It’s a New Year and most people I know are making resolutions. Lots of them. Personally, I’m sticking with the same goals I set out in my Transformation Tale last year. I backslid a bit last month with the chaos of the holidays and the loss of my Fitbit. R.I.P Fitbit HR. It’s all good Read More
Happy New Year – Welcome to 2018! Working on those resolutions? We are – along with a lot of other cool stuff we can’t wait to share with all of you!
Merry Christmas to you and yours! Though we’ve taken a break from blogging for the month, we’ve been busy. Some big changes are underway for 2018 and we are excited to share them with you!
We have decided to take some time off for family. Last month was National Novel Writing Month. As always, it wears me down as much as it lifts me up. Factor in Autumn’s sports, both kids’ extracurriculars and studies, and the amount of time I spend playing chauffeur, it takes its toll. After a good Read More
Being honest with your kid is a difficult thing, isn’t it? You see them as being perfect and you want them to feel it. But, let’s be honest, you know as well as I do that there are just some things your kid is never going to be great at. This idea has been on Read More