Archive | February, 2014

What Moms Really Need From Each Other

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson She entered my kitchen with tears flowing down her face. Her toddler had just thrown a tantrum and, after other well-meaning mothers had offered her some advice, she just felt at the end of […]

The Strange Paradox of Mommy-Time

“Just relax honey, that _(insert random household chore)_ can wait till later.” Yeah….right…just relax… How do you do that? I love my husband. He is an amazing father, provider and friend. He is the person that does the grocery shopping in our house, takes out the garbage, helps fold the laundry and fixes broken things. […]

What’s next after high school?

The idea of my kids in college sends cold shivers down my spine. Not because of the parties and being thousands of miles away from home. Well…maybe a little of that…I did go to Florida State University! Mostly because of the steep costs associated with higher education and worrying if I will ever be on track […]

Journey of a Working-Homeschool-Mom

I never set out to be a homeschooler. In fact, I was really proud of our planned education track for my first born. She “won the lottery” and got spot in one of the “feeder” preschools for a very prominent DC-area private school. I was excited for her future knowing that she was on the […]

Encouragment

Free Mommy Market blogger Laura Thomas has a great feature blog up on Simplehomeschool.net entitled Nurturing Your Child’s Potential. Check it out for inspiration and encouragement in this long journey known as motherhood!