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A true "back to school" story

This morning, I took a quick trip to my local office supply store to get a few “back to school” items for myself. With my teacher discount I only saved about $10, and I spent somewhere around $70.00. 483 more words

Lessons from the Handbook: Three things my parents should not have taught me

Human beings learn everything, everything, from the people around them. Babies and children learn untold amounts of information from their parents and families, from language to religion, manners, and culture and custom. 740 more words

Dysfunctional Family

The Bigger They Are, The Harder We Fall

On the news this morning was a story about three high school sophomores who were killed over the weekend in a car accident. I don’t know how the parents, friends and teachers of these students will be able to start the school year this week. 531 more words

Current Events


We just packed up the car and moved our son into his college dorm room.

It went better than any of us probably expected. ( 442 more words


Pronouns and a letter to the teacher...

I was talking to a friend today about pronouns and was asked if I’d thought of trialing a pronoun for Jeremy, like she did with her daughter. 859 more words


Outer Banks, Baby!

Dear Kids,

We just got back from a beach vacation to the Outer Banks, NC. It. Was. AWESOME!

During the course of the week, we decided to play a game which Kitten chimed in on: Loaded Questions. 356 more words