Church services

Sabbath. My kids are starting a new Christian school so I decided to watch Sunday services today to see what types of things they’d be learning. Loving the message this morning so I thought I’d share.

Some People Excel At Google Calendar And Some Don’t – Which Back to School Mom Are You?

This week I finally realized that the rush of activity before the newest school year fits day is similar to the feelings many of us had leading up to picking out our New Years Resolutions in December 2020. Back to School is a time where all the disorganized or overwhelmed moms wish that they couldContinue reading “Some People Excel At Google Calendar And Some Don’t – Which Back to School Mom Are You?”

Breaking free from ‘mommy burnout’: 5 questions to help break the burnout cycle | GMA

There is no grand prize for being the mommy martyr. — Read on http://www.goodmorningamerica.com/family/story/breaking-free-mommy-burnout-deal-heading-uncertain-school-79586720

Against The Grain

Spanking, or rather paddling, in schools recently made headlines when a Florida student was paddled by a principal and it was caught by an outside party to the incident. As a child of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, I’m not at all unfamiliar with this concept although I’ve never experienced it myself. When I wentContinue reading “Against The Grain”

Emotions

I recently became a part of a new friend group and the one thing they all have in common and yet all seem to clash over is their emotions. At the first meeting we had there were words exchanged and despite my own ability to be a hothead I found myself extremely calm about theContinue reading “Emotions”

The Best Mother read aloud

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you out there. I recently read a post from a longtime friend who lost her mother this year. She said that she had gotten an email from one of the flower companies asking if she wanted to send flowers to her mother again this year. It broke my heartContinue reading “The Best Mother read aloud”

Reblog: Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting

The start of summer vacation to me is like a second New Year’s Day! It’s coming up soon and it’s time to get in a different mindset. Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting — Read on family.lifeideasinsider.com/law-of-attraction-for-kids-parent-and-child-goal-setting/

375 days since we’ve had to leave the house for school!

Normal is such subjective thing these days. We are getting back to (air quotes) normal (air quotes) on Monday going to in-person school. It’s a hybrid system where the kids will go two days a week until May. Normal school, pre covid, was 8:20 to 2:15 for 5 days a week. This new normal isContinue reading “375 days since we’ve had to leave the house for school!”

Fabulously Normal

This week has been fabulously normal! I’ve done the taxes, taken kids to sports, replaced the front tires on the car, and we are in the midst of preparing to return to in-person school. Tax season sucks the life out of me. Turbo tax is great but watching that initial return get eaten up byContinue reading “Fabulously Normal”