Category Archives: Idiots Guide to Parenting

Scenes from a Road Trip

We’re on our first family road trip. We have been telling the kids since June that we were going to Mt. Rushmore. We’re actually going to Disney World. Twenty hours in the car. Obligatory trip to Cracker Barrel & inaugural … Continue reading

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Exploring

I have heard a lot about The Local Pig, and as the granddaughter, great-granddaughter and great-great-granddaughter of butchers, I went on a mission to check it out today. As I typed it into my Google Maps app, I realized it … Continue reading

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How’s THAT Going?

Sometimes, when I run into people we went to school with (or, anyone for that matter), they will ask me about homeschooling. It is usually in the form of “How’s THAT going?!?”, like instead of teaching our kids at home, … Continue reading

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It’s a Learning Experience

Brothers, 2 years apart, almost to the day. As you can imagine, there are rough and tumble moments, shouting matches, and the like. It’s normal. But, what is a normal reaction to it? Shouting amidst the chaos? It falls on … Continue reading

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My Smile Campaign

Sometimes I’ll catch myself as I walk by a mirror or a window where I see my reflection. Here’s what I see: a woman with pursed lips, a scowl, hunkered over (not all the time, but enough). Since the new … Continue reading

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Summertime!

Aside from blazing hot temperatures, I love Summer. It brings out something in me that the Winter has put to rest. As soon as the sun shines and the temperatures rise, I want to head for the pool and spend … Continue reading

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Oh Yeah…

Lennon Had a Birthday… February 19th, he turned the big T-H-R-E-E. I didn’t forget about it, but I’ve been busy working. Blah.This is the only thing that stinks about having kids with two birthdays so close together. It’s sort of … Continue reading

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