We have toyed around with what to do about chores and allowances for a while now. Since Chili put together a Carnival about Chores and Allowances (last week, so I am a little late), I thought I would post about what we have *finally* decided to do.Well...actually...let me interject with -- we don't ... Read More about Chores and Allowance…Oh My!
As happens from time to time, all three of my kids (the boys will be 6 & 8 next month, and Molly is 2 1/2) all played together this afternoon. Really -- the do play together often, but it's just sometimes when they really PLAY together. They were actively engaged in a make believe scenario of them ... Read More about Argh! We be pirates in this house!
Wow -- here I am again...at last! Life seems to have taken over lately, and I can't believe that I have been away from my blog (and reading the blogs of others) for so long. I'm hoping that this blip in being here will be a one time thing. So...let me just jump right back in. I went to this ... Read More about Being tricked into being a good person
The boys were both very excited to fill me in on some of the things they learned today at school about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*"Abraham Lincoln was a boy. And, then do you know what happened? (pause) His mother died! He was sad. But then his Dad got ... Read More about Reflections on Presidents' Day
I knew there would come a time to have "the talk" with my kids. Of course, there is not just one "the talk." Every one of them will, at some time, have to sit down to hear "the talk" from us on things like drinking, drugs, smoking, sex, and of course, Molly will have to get an exciting discussion on ... Read More about Too late to have "the talk" with Noah