We're All a Little Mad Here
Playground Misadventures - I’m all about helping friends out or keeping a child from bolting into the street, but if you are present and watching your child do fill-in-the-blank, and you are not upset, then it isn’t my job to overrule your judgment.
It's All Learning
Rethinking the Schedule - With our decision to homeschool, one giant benefit we’ve discovered is just how much time we have to do not only the necessary things, but also to pursue passions, try new things or places out, and just see where life takes us a bit.
Savin' on Vacation! Being frugal and making smart choices about food and eating while on vacation is one of the biggest ways you can control your spending, and doing so has enabled our family to take more trips than I would ever think possible.
Rain in Style
It's My Party and I'll Wear What I Want To! What I really want to do is a post about me smashing cake, except I'd be 37 and I'd have wine on hand in addition to a ginormous cake. Instead, I think I'll eat a small cookie and write about where I was a year ago.
My Stomping Grounds
5 Questions Not To Ask An Adoptive Family : So, in an effort to help create a teachable moment for your child, here is my list of five re-phrased questions and curiosities we hear as a family as we move about our daily life...Pause for a moment and think: would you want such a personal question asked from a total stranger to your own children?
St Baldrick’s Foundation began in 2000 over a simple idea – shave a colleague’s beautiful hair while also raising money for kids with cancer. And now this Foundation has funded over $200 million worth of research to cure pediatriccancer. In 2015, the FDA approved a treatment that offers a higher chance of a cure for high-risk neuroblastoma patients because of that research.