Almost a year and a half ago, I wrote an article about infertility and the adoption issues my husband and I were facing. A year and a half ago, we had our 2nd adoption fall through (or was it already the 3rd one… those details are already fuzzy.) It just felt like we were running into […]
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Do you ever get asked a parenting question that you answer back with “uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh….” and then a 3 minute explanation? No? That’s just me? My current “uh” question is bedtime. “Oh what time does she go to bed??” UHHHHHHHHHHHH. She doesn’t have a bedtime. But she’s not super in charge of me either. I mean, […]
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Were you aware of that? Ok, pun aside, I typically am not a huge “today is national _____ day”… donuts, speak like a pirate, or even my beloved coffee. Probably because I speak like a pirate every day. Ooooor the truth is, they aren’t important. Just fun. I like […]
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Book clubs have this stereotype right? Tons of wine, women circled up drinking and gossiping about their families. We see it in the movies and TV. Maybe some are like that. But an honest to goodness book club is a fantastic outlet for the kid-busy momma. I love reading. These days I have about […]
Homeschooling is a subject that has TONS of misconceptions and opinions. Sometimes, its a best fit for your family, just like choosing public, private, or charter school
Let’s get real for a minute. Fall is coming. It’s kinnnnnnda already here. GULP. It’s fleeting in these parts, but it’s glorious and beautiful. The Duluth