Category Archives: Kids

Schizophrenic Psychotic Homeschooling Momma

See that title up there? Yeah, well that’s me. 100%. I’ve gone off the deep end. (Obviously I’m using schizophrenic in a hyperbolic way. I know it’s a very serious thing. My apologies if you’re offended.) My mind is in constant turmoil and motion, tumbling endlessly like a furious washing machine as I contemplate what […]

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Getting Out of the Trenches

Clichés can be so annoying, but the problem is they’re clichés for a reason… because they’re usually true. One of my least favorites is “hindsight is 20/20.” Because it’s SOOOO true, and it’s so annoying that it’s true! Why can’t we just see what we’re going to see later when we’re in the moment? Why […]

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NO MORE SCREENS!

I’m not really a big fan of resolutions. I’ve just never been good at sticking to that kind of thing, then I feel defeated and guilty and like a complete failure when I can’t even make it a week into the New Year with whatever crazy parameter I somehow think I’ll magically conform to because […]

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Horrors at the Barber Shop

We’ve always known Diezy was a little dramatic. (ahem… major understatement) But he put the icing on the cake when we went to our favorite barber to get his hair cut. When he was four, he put all of his little emotions into one of the most dramatic and funniest things I’ve ever heard him […]

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How to Grow Sprouts in a Sippy Cup

My kids keep sippy cups by their beds filled with water for nighttime drinking. Yes, they’re too old for sippy cups, I know. Sue me. But I’m too tired to clean up water spills in the middle of the night. So there you have it. Occasionally I feel extra generous, and I make them homemade […]

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How To Painlessly and Naturally Remove Warts

Poor little buddy! Some time earlier this year near the end of the school year, Diesel developed a wart on his lip. It started out as a small little bump that kind of looked like a zit, but then it grew and grew and grew. It was gross and people started to stare. His cousin […]

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