My baby was a few months old when someone took a big whiff of his head and said, “Aww, he lost that newborn smell…” Yeah, probably because he sleeps in my armpit. I know the only thing hospitals will tell… Read moreNo More Newborn Smell
My parents taught me waste not want not, so when I was cleaning out the mudroom and found two shoddy Made-in-China broomsticks that had long since lost their heads (which made me find mine and buy a broom made in America),… Read moreNoodle Sticks!
This blog will sometimes feature pics of the kids, but you won’t see their faces, and here’s why. My husband took a dive deep into the well of conspiracy theories the summer of 2012. I went on a week-long raft… Read moreWhy You Won’t See Many Pictures of My Kids Online
There were no scheduled library activities for today, so we went for a walk with our dogs in the woods. If you’re local, you can find the kid-friendly trail here. We call it Rocky Knob, although it’s technically named Sand… Read moreLessons from a Walk in the Woods
Today, I planned to go to a Summer Play Date put on by the county’s school for developmental disabilities at our local library. Speech, occupational, and music therapists help little ones of all abilities to sing/sign songs, dance, make crafts, and… Read moreUnschool Day 1
It took me a week longer than everyone else, but I cleaned up my classroom, submitted my grades (on the last possible day…as usual), and turned in my keys and inventory. I’m a consummate procrastinator. My mom would say that… Read moreIt is finished.