What Are You Thankful For?

At this time of year, we all stop and think about what we’re thankful for. Sure, the usual stuff, family, friends, career, home. Well, this year, as we’re celebrating our 4th holidays in our 5th wheel, I really gave this some thought. What I realize is that in addition to all those typical and veryContinue reading “What Are You Thankful For?”

Trip Across the Country

We got a late start.  So late most people would’ve said “we’ll leave tomorrow.” But not us, there’s no time like the present, even if its 5 pm, or later.  So off we went.  We didn’t even make it out of North Carolina that night.  Stopped at a rest stop and slept.  But that doesContinue reading “Trip Across the Country”

Fall…what does it mean to you?

Football, tailgating, back to school, back to work, crisp, cool air, mums, fall leaves…. For all of us, fall means something different. The media helps us to identify with certain themes, like football. Retailers want us to think about tailgating and yardwork. Those with children often think about back to school. Teachers think about backContinue reading “Fall…what does it mean to you?”

Homeschooling: Where Do We Begin?

Blogs to read!  Forums to follow!  Conventions to attend!  Holy cow! Where to begin?  Why are we doing this?  What’s our philosophy? I want to spend more time with my kids while they’re young and help my oldest develop some better coping skills for stress and frustration.  I want them to be lifelong learners notContinue reading “Homeschooling: Where Do We Begin?”

A Necessity to Survive Turned Into A New Family

You know you made a good choice when your kids are happy and look forward to going to daycare.  None the less it’s hard when you’re working all the time, you still feel neglectful.  The school my girls had the good fortune to attend offered several extra curricular activities onsite (tumble, dance, basketball, karate) forContinue reading “A Necessity to Survive Turned Into A New Family”