Category: balance

Balancing Act

To say I’ve been in a writing slump is sugar coating the matter. It’s not that I have nothing to say (I always have plenty to say), rather it is finding the motivation and energy to commit “pen to paper” and get it posted. Maybe it’s a touch of...

The Best Part of Waking Up…

Lately, in the wee hours before Peter’s alarm wakes us, his work phone begins pinging with notifications. Emails of cancelled or rescheduled meetings, new cases for his workload, or reminders about a pressing matter on one of his current cases lead to less rest and more stress at times....

Three of Me

As I put my shoes on this morning, in preparation to leave for story time at the library, I thought how wonderful it would be to have an extra me to stay home and get things done. Then I added a third me to that because I most wanted to...

Starting a New Homeschool Year

A new day. A new week. Almost a new month. Soon to be a new season. Today, we started doing a little more schoolwork. Dietrich’s response was less than enthusiastic. However, once he started, he accomplished this work in very little time. I do not believe in giving him...