Last week, Hurricane Irma hit the Jacksonville region, and boy, was she a doozy! According to the maps, Irma was only a Category 1 by the time she got to Tampa and had reduced to a Tropical Storm by the time she made it to Gainesville. We’re on the other side of the state, but […]
Mothers have babies. Babies cry. Sometimes in public. Don’t let bullies shame and embarrass you into staying home.
As a parent, I wish I could just have someone give me a set of very specific rules on discipline that works every time with every child for every circumstance. But no, they have to go and be their own individual, unique little flowers, even when it comes to acting up. They’re a little older […]
A few years ago I had the chance to take a trip to Cabo San Lucas. I immediately took the opportunity to schedule a cooking class about Mexican cuisine. Along with my husband and a small group of friends we visited Donna Somerlott at her home and school, Casa de Colores. It was an amazing […]
I had hair clips all over my bathroom counter until I came up with this simple solution. Update 2014-09-24 It even transports!
Yes, it’s true. I went on a fad diet this summer. And now I’m even going to tell you how good it was. For many years I have heard people advocating a no-carb and low-carb diets. There are a variety of these diets, including Atkins and Paleo. I’m not really fond of extreme diets that severely limit the intake […]
There’s night time and there’s light time.
The problem with flash drives is no one uses a digital condom.
The copies of my Book of Centuries have arrived. How exciting to see my hard work in its final, physical form. A Book of Centuries is a concept developed by the educator Charlotte Mason. It is a timeline of the world that fits into a book format. Every time you learn about an important person, […]
As we prepare for Son to enter first grade, many people have asked me for details about our homeschooling techniques, philosophy, curriculum, etc. Lucky for me, my husband put together a post before I got around to it. He has, oh so kindly, giving me permission to repost the entire article on my blog. Philosophy […]