Never Ending Housework

Never-ending Housework

You’ve seen the memes. “The NeverEnding Story as a kid: a kid’s movie. The never ending story as an adult: THE LAUNDRY PILE.” The meme is successful because it’s true. Being “done” with laundry, or dishes, or mopping, is a short-lived victory. As soon as you finish cleaning the kitchen …

Homeschooling Extrovert Social Butterfly Part Two

Homeschooling the Extrovert, Part Two

Homeschooling the Extrovert, Part Two It may seem like an extra bit of a challenge to homeschool your social butterfly, but as we considered yesterday, it’s not too big of a challenge. You can do it!  Yes, your social butterfly will like to have many friends, and many things to …

Homeschooling Extrovert Social Butterfly

Homeschooling the Extrovert (Social Butterfly) – Part One

We’ve all heard the argument against homeschooling, “but what about socialization?”  Typically this argument really asks is, “but what about your kids turning into socially inept weirdos if they aren’t around normal kids all day?” (Go ahead, try to deny that, but that’s what that question REALLY means..) But what about the …

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My New, Pretty, Grown Up Mom Bible

When my 10 year old son was just an itty bitty baby, I decided I was tired of feeling like a pack animal. Between the baby carrier and the big diaper bag, the two year old and the five year old, I didn’t want to heft around my purse, too. …

I'm NOT getting it all done. I'm juggling, like the rest of us. You aren't alone.

I’m NOT Doing It All

“How do you get it all done?” <— This is a question I see coming up again and again, to me, to other women. I’ve even asked this question myself. “How are you balancing it all, getting it all done, and keeping it all together?” And what the askers all …