Category Archives: Mom Stuff

Goals for the Week of September 16, 2013

Do you have goals?  That sounds so much better than a to do list.  With the word goal, I feel like I win a prize when they are done.  Here is where I share my weekly challenges. Lots of success … Continue reading

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Goals for the Week of September 9, 2013

Do you have goals?  That sounds so much better than a to do list.  With the word goal, I feel like I win a prize when they are done.  Here is where I share my weekly challenges. My last list … Continue reading

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Common Core: A Financial Perspective

While tooling around the Facebook this morning, I came across this blog post.  It is not a blog I typically read, but I found a few points in it very interesting. CONTROVERSIAL EDUCATION TOPIC AHEADPROCEED WITH CAUTIONPLAY NICE Now, I … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Getting Small Children Out of the House When Mommy Doesn’t Get Enough Sleep and Is Cranky

So, this is a very specific set of tips, but I think it is needed by many.  In case you are new to my blog, let me catch you up to speed.  I have four boys ages 7, 4, 1, … Continue reading

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Goals for the Week of August 26, 2013

Do you have goals?  That sounds so much better than a to do list.  With the word goal, I feel like I win a prize when they are done.  Here is where I share my weekly challenges. I gave myself … Continue reading

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Goals for the (rest of the) Week of August 12, 2013

Do you have goals?  That sounds so much better than a to do list.  With the word goal, I feel like I win a prize when they are done.  Here is where I share my weekly challenges.   Remember when … Continue reading

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Poetry – An Ode to Hot Coffee

We are studying poems today, and I was inspired to write this little ditty.  While you are laughing at my expense, just know that every word of this is true.  I give you An Ode to Hot Coffee. It’s quiet … Continue reading

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When Homeschool Meets Tough Times

Let me start by saying this:  I love homeschool. Life has not proceeded the way I had hoped this year.  Ever since Cooper was about three months old, the days have become more and more difficult for various reasons.  Everything … Continue reading

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Ideal Routines vs. Real Life

Over at the Not Back to School Blog Hop, families are sharing their daily schedules and routines.  I love schedules and routines.  Nothing makes me happier than firing up a new Excel spreadsheet and filling in color coded blocks.  On … Continue reading

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My Top Picks for Girls’ Names (And A Few More Boys’)

Who doesn’t read the Pioneer Woman’s blog, am I right?  She recently posted her top ten favorite boys’ and girls’ names.  That got me thinking of all the girls’ names I like just waiting to be used.  Who know if … Continue reading

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