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Raising Boys: Playing With Girls

Raising Boys: Playing With Girls

I wrote this post in 2010 for The MOB Society when they first launched. Several of my posts were lost when they had server issues, so I am re-publishing. Enjoy!  ————————- “BYE!”  My boys took off for next door in a flash, to see if the neighbor girl could play, but they returned almost as […]

Home Alone

Home Alone

We’ve all seen the movie. The kid is accidentally left behind as his family leaves for a Christmas vacation. Craziness and hilarity ensue as one thing after another goes wrong. The boy wasn’t old enough to stay home alone– or a least, not for a whole family trip. He was pretty inventive at getting out of the […]

Reconnecting with Literature Studies

Reconnecting With Lit Studies ~ TheMommaKnows.com

I’ve been disconnected lately. Brain fried. Too busy for… well, pretty much anything. Burnout was hitting me. Hard. And I wasn’t engaging with my kids’ school work. A lot of their work has been on the computer, and I’ve just been letting it… happen. Then I saw this pin on Pinterest, and it got me […]

Life is Fleeting

Life is Fleeting

“Have you seen Dave?” I asked. I needed to get report from him before he left for the night. “He left early tonight,” replied Susan, “He got a call that his daughter got in a car wreck and died, about an hour and a half ago.” Oh. My. Gosh. And apparently he was in such […]