Trial and Error Education

"Mom," The Tortoise said uneasily, "The pizza guy is here and I need to borrow about 5 bucks." She was babysitting within walking distance of our house for a family she really enjoys. I remember how grown-up I felt the first time I got to babysit for money. The responsibility was both exciting and nerve-wracking. … Continue reading Trial and Error Education

Friday Flip Offs 4/1: Birthdays, Ice-Cream, and Lost Dogs

The most obvious Flip Off must go to my lack of time management and forgetfulness. I wrote this yesterday but then never finished posting it! Last Friday was a very special day at our house. The Tortoise celebrated her 13th birthday with 13 other girls. (I'm not sure when I'm going to stop adhering to … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 4/1: Birthdays, Ice-Cream, and Lost Dogs