Tag Archives: Kids

What did you learn today?

A typical afternoon around here usually looks like this… The boys get off the bus and come bounding down the hill to the house.  They barely make it through the door before they begin dropping coats and back packs and … Continue reading

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Thank you to the village

It has been waaaayyyy too long since my last post.  There have been deadlines to meet, carpets to clean, drapes to wash, sporting, scouting and school events to attend, etc.  It seems like life is swallowing me up sometimes.  People say to … Continue reading

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The hidden lessons of Halloween

I know I am a couple of days late with this post but, what can I say, I’ve been a little busy.  Like the rest of the world, (ok, so maybe not the entire world), my family and I celebrated Halloween this past … Continue reading

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Child Abuse or Parenting Genius?

“Hey kids, there’s been an announcement. Today has been declared Parent Appreciation Day which means that the kids have to make dinner for their parents tonight.” Continue reading

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We’re Bored!

School is closed today, for teacher’s meetings, and I am already slipping into insanity.  It is 8:45 in the morning and the five children here with me (my 3, plus 2 others) have already run out of things to do, … Continue reading

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Rainy Summer Days

Ahhhh…sometimes a rainy day is a wonderful thing.  It’s a great excuse to take a “me” day and spend some quality time at home with nothing to do.  I picture myself staying in bed, watching a tear-jerker on Lifetime and then spending a few hours … Continue reading

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