Making it work :-)

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I don’t know about you but I tend to get hung up on ‘the details’ from time to time.  I put things off because I do not have all the loose ends tied up.  Inevitably, things are left undone, and occassionally my half done project never gets finished. 

This year in science we are studying geology.  A few weeks ago we began a study on volcanoes.  I was pumped up, this was going to be one of the highlights of our year!  Oh the memories we were Continue reading

Blessings of perspective ;-)

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September 21st, ‘World Gratitude Day’!!!  And (wait for it) ‘National Declutter Day’. 😮  Somehow the latter is not as exciting as the former.  How can one day hold so much promise and so much ‘ugh’ at the same time? 

Enough is enough!  I have been sitting on this for 4 days and I have decided to change my perspective on this thing…  I have decided to just be really Continue reading

Sleepy Logic…

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Sometimes you just have to stop and laugh at yourself! Such a time happened to me today as we were homeschooling.

I was coming off of a week in which I hadn’t gotten much sleep at all – sometimes I have crazy energy and I can’t sleep! It’s odd because my body feels exhausted but my brain just won’t allow me to rest, lol. As you probably know when you are physically exhausted often times your actions don’t always make sense, lol. We all ate breakfast, my husband left for work, devotions done, and we were off and running w/ school.

Well into our day, we were midway through our math lesson… I was giving my son verbal instruction and he looked at me confused Continue reading

The Evoluntion Of Relaxation…

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Awwww relaxation… for a mother, this is a very rare & often brief thing. The good thing, though, is that we become very creative on how we achieve relaxation. I remember a time when the very word ‘vacation’ brought images of waves breaking in the ocean, beaches, sounds of sea gulls in the distance, falling asleep by the pool, walking on the beach whenever I want, the feeling of sand between my toes, aaawwww… relaxation!

Fast forward 10 years and 3 kids later and the term evokes very different feelings, and very different pictures Continue reading