So Saturday after wandering around St. Charles for 5 hours or so, I realized a few things (about myself ) that are fairly new developments – 1 – I hate nicknacks – Really I always have but shopping Saturday reinforced it. 2 – Every shop sells the exact same thing in 100’s of different forms. […]More
I'm a stay at home mom - All around doer of all the things. Homeschooling, Chauffeuring, Cleaning and Cooking. Part time assembler of T-shirt quilts and trying to reclaim my mind, life and home as the children grow and spread their own wings.
Even among the pain, hurt, confusion, and uncertainty – school must go on. We started the week with a lighter load than one that will follow in the weeks to come. Out of the house classes start Tuesday -the girls will be gone all day and I will actually have a day free all to […]More
Well she did it! My baby girl did it! She finally got a first place! Her very first ever first place as an irish dancer – She finally! Finally! started to really practice – she finally listened to what we have to say. Finally. She practiced, committed and worked hard for this. As you can […]More
Both of my girls have been pretty much homeschooled from the get go. Rowan and I did one year at our local Waldorf school when she was 4; she as a student and I as the assistant teacher in the kindergarten class. We loved it but when Jaia came alone 13 weeks premature , I […]More
I told you that Jaia is super excited about school starting (homeschool) and that she loves all things school supplies – well – yesterday we hit the thrift store for a few things. I’m looking for zippers and bags of vintage fabric. I found nothing, but I scored one of those zippered binders for J. […]More