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

Five Minute Friday: Ordinary

I hate when she cries. Actually, I hate when either of my kids cry, but somehow it effects me more greatly when my almost 15-year-old daughter is the one in tears. It brings back a flood of memories. Sometimes it even feels like I am looking into some sort of magical mirror reflecting my childhood. … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Ordinary