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I’ve come to a point where I need to define the meaning of, “responsibility,” both for my kids, and for myself. You grow up with adults telling you to, “be responsible,” but when you sit down and think about it, is kind of a difficult thing to explain. 120 more words

The Children That Changed Me-- The Memories Make Me Smile

The year is 1997. I’m still teaching in the same county, just a different school…one closer to my house. This would be the school I would teach in for the next ten years. 1,047 more words


The Children That Changed Me---Remembering Them

I started, The Children That Changed Me series, five and a half years ago. I thought I might take this week to repost this series. I have gained hundreds more readers to my blog in that same time period that might find these stories interesting. 973 more words


Child Wise

 Not yet five.

And she tells me as we talk about feelings,

That sometimes she is okay.

But sometimes she just has to feel angry. 55 more words

Life Chatter

A Plea For At-Home Mommies (and Daddies) Everywhere

I’m a full-time, at home mommy. Yes, this was a choice, and it was one that made sense for our family. I will tell you that about 16 hours of my day includes people yelling at me, hitting me, pushing me, pulling on me, demanding I make food, demands in general, calling me names, criticizing me, and telling me how much I suck in general. 888 more words

I needed That!

Today was one of those days that as a mom you are crying on the inside because your toddler is teething and nothing; I mean nothing is going to console her. 640 more words


A Slippery Slope

So, here we are sitting at the edge of this slippery slope into moral morass. Pondering where the latest “supreme” Court ruling will lead us as a nation. 350 more words

God And Me