I measure my success in smiles

I'll be honest. I wasn't completely sure what home school would do to this household. Often what I think things will look like, and how they actually emerge, don't fit exactly right. Many times I find myself chiseling away at the rough edges until things fall into place more easily. But I knew we needed … Continue reading I measure my success in smiles

Where summer ends and school begins

Late nights of snuggling in my bed with the kids, watching television or movies, still smelling of suntan lotion and lake water, will be replaced by set bedtime and routine. Waking up hours after the sun rises, staying in our pajamas until noon and eating breakfast for lunch, will be replaced by brutally honest alarm … Continue reading Where summer ends and school begins