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Pluck the Day

Is it just me or has this been the wettest winter in the history of mankind? The last time I saw the sun was Wednesday a week ago. 541 more words


Total and Uncontrollable Chaos.

When I was a classroom teacher, in a public school, I was constantly reminded of the fact that our structured educational plans were often interfering with the glorious creative chaos of our children. 593 more words


We can send a man to the moon, but....

We can send a man to the moon, use drones to deliver Amazon products, and can Skype with relatives all over the world, but apparently designing a car seat at a reasonable price that is easy to install and easy to use is beyond us. 968 more words


No Greater Joy

We visited some of our family this weekend. I had some meeting responsibilities, but Phil (and I later) was able to see


When You Do It Right

I am not exactly the world’s expert on patient parenting.

I’m Italian. I am, therefore, a teeny tiny bit emotional. As in, “Watch out, she’s gonna blow!!!!!!!!!” 478 more words


It All Works Out...

It’s been a good news/bad news type of situation the last couple of days. Good in that I’ve gone almost five months without an upper respiratory infection, bad in that I’ve finally come down with some kind of bug but good (?) in that it is some sort of stomach virus and I’m still able to breathe. 77 more words


Jet's Christmas Gift

Jet did her own Christmas shopping this year at her school’s Secret Santa shop. Just the thought of it raises a lump of nostalgia in my throat. 402 more words