For so long, I thought “I’m not going to bribe my kids.” I am learning not to set these walls up, because each time I do I have to go back on my words. I back myself into a corner for no reason! Why am I my own worst judge and critic? I judge myself… Read More My Key to Parenting? Not Judging!
My middle child had a spiral fracture when she was two. My oldest broke his arm right above the elbow a year ago. And that same little boy broke his clavicle this week! I mean, come on. I am starting to know the ER nurses by name.. I love you, nurses, and the wonderful job… Read More Another Broken Bone
The other day my little girl told me that sometimes I am a mean mom. That when I yell, I scare everyone. Well damn if that didn’t knock me back. These kids know exactly how to get down to it and just tell you how it is. I can see that my oldest is just… Read More Dealing with Frustration
I’ve introduced you to part of my outdoor life: my chickens and dogs… But one of the biggest roles I play right now is MOM. And to me, that naturally includes being their guide through learning. I have three wonderful children : 6, 4 and 1. They are so very different, sometimes I don’t believe… Read More My Favorite Job : Unschooling Momma
Of course I post this beautiful, lovely post about my chickens and then disaster strikes.. First I should back up a few years. We’re driving to my family’s lake house for Christmas and I needed to get some last minute wrapping paper. We stopped at the WalMart in the little town. And I’m talking less… Read More A Chicken Disaster