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To home school or not to home school...

¡Bonito miércoles! The middle of the week. I feel like Wednesday today. I mean, I feel like the scorched, gooey marshmallow in between two thin slabs of milk chocolate and two graham crackers. 307 more words

Bicultural Family

Mothering done right (for once)

(Image of woman lifting toddler in the air while in a wheat field) found here

Last night was quite fascinating. You see, I have a very hard time relating to my children on most levels, including just really understanding how young they are, or how their minds work, pretty much at all. 347 more words


This Ain't Normal

“What are you doing up?” My husband, Lyle, stood in the doorway, having just gotten through with his night shift.  It was 2:30 a.m. and I stood at the top of the stairs, laundry basked on my hip.   1,107 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Parenting through the hard days (when your anxiety is at its peak and you still have to mom)

I’ve struggled with mental illness for several years, and it has always been a battle, since the very first day.  But I never knew how much I could battle myself inside my head, how much I could HATE myself, until I became a mom and had to deal with the repercussions of mental illness in parenting.  508 more words