Remembering My Kids are Different

I'm over at the Kindred Mom blog today, writing about our family's culture. It's still a work in progress and I'm learning that what works today may not work in a month. But, this is where we're at right now. Here's an excerpt - I hope you'll go over to Kindred Mom to join the … Continue reading Remembering My Kids are Different

It’s the Man’s Job to Deal With Mice

When we moved into our new house, we went from a tiny little ranch with only an extended one car garage for storage to a space with two full size storage rooms. We decided to only use one - we still don't have enough overflow stuff to take up the space and I'm not organized … Continue reading It’s the Man’s Job to Deal With Mice

My Daughter Can Open Her Own Door

The problem with raising strong, independent girls is that they're, well... Strong and Independent. The other day, on the way into preschool, Bea got in an altercation with a little boy who wanted to hold the door. She wanted a turn and was grumpy that he wouldn't move. The grandma looked at me and said, I'm just … Continue reading My Daughter Can Open Her Own Door