Family, Homeschool, Humor

So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now

  I have a secret and I have no idea why it's a secret. I am homeschooling Ella. I started over a week ago, and I haven't really told anyone outside of my circle (other than homeschool groups on Facebook, then breaking the news to my Instagram followers). No real reason other than I don't… Continue reading So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now

Family, Life, Motherhood

What ADHD Really Looks Like

  October is ADHD Awareness Month. Educate yourselves and others by sharing accurate information, giving support to your loved ones and teaching your children compassion for others.      Our daughter has ADHD. I mentioned it years ago on the blog, so for regular readers, this information isn't new. ADHD is different in every child:… Continue reading What ADHD Really Looks Like

Family, Life, Parenting

Our Promise to Buddy

  As I am writing this, I am being interrupted by one of my favorite people in this world. Our dog, Buddy. I know he isn't "people" but to our family, he is. For many years, we were good without a dog; we had a fish, Lucy, that required no care other than the weekly… Continue reading Our Promise to Buddy

Family, Food, Life, Link Party, Motherhood

Sometimes You Just Need Pancakes

  Can I just say THANK YOU? To the friends who called, texted, emailed, sent packages and love from afar in response to Ellie's kindergarten "woes". You have NO idea, NONE, how much it meant to me. To us. Really. I got this card from a long time friend on Saturday and I just wept.… Continue reading Sometimes You Just Need Pancakes

Family, Humor, Motherhood

Five Very Long And Amazing Years- Happy 5th Birthday Ellie

*With the exception of school, all of these traits are exactly the same. I love Ellie so much and she has grown into such a beautiful soul inside and out. Also, these pictures are ripping my heart out. THEY WERE SO LITTLE......sigh. First published on January 11th, 2013 Today might be just another day to… Continue reading Five Very Long And Amazing Years- Happy 5th Birthday Ellie