The question, "Where Are You From?" is a difficult one for me to answer as someone who lived a third culture childhood. Today I’m trying to give a complete answer. I was born in a small farming town in Utah, and spent much of my childhood like the photo above. I didn’t go to school, and was basically unschooled before the term existed – although I did practice violin two … [Read more...] about Where Are You From?
Everything I need to know I learned at home - life lessons from my childhood: Life isn’t fair and that’s okay. It also means that, the more you have, the more you should give. Eventually, doing the right thing just to do the right thing will pay off. Maybe not the way you thought it would, but it’s still the right thing to do. Kids are amazing. And worth all the sleep … [Read more...] about Everything I Need to Know I Learned At Home
Ordinary life with four kids, aged six and under - a day in the life of a stay-at-home mom. I purposely picked a day where we didn’t go anywhere – this is an example of what happens on those days when it can feel like there’s nothing to show for a busy day – unless you notice four happy kids! 1am-ish Change Anna’s diaper and feed her. 3:15-ish Repeat. 5am-ish … [Read more...] about A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-home Mom
Ticia tagged me last month with this fun series, so you get an exceptionally verbose post from me! The Rules: 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and 11 random facts about you. 3. Answer the questions given to you in the tagger’s post. 4. Create 11 new questions and tag new people to answer them. 5. Go to their blog/twitter and let them know … [Read more...] about 11 Things About Me
I love hearing about different people’s days. Yesterday was a lovely day – and not atypical for a nice day, so I thought I’d share it as a day in my life. Mike leaves for work after having breakfast with Emma. Everyone else is asleep, but my ultimate Daddy’s girl does her utmost to get up in time to wave goodbye to Dad in the morning! Emma turns on the light in the kids’ … [Read more...] about A Day in My Life