announcing blueberry

Happy 2015! It’s a new year and {another} new phase for me… pregnant with #3, our highly-anticipated blueberry. My little boy is due at the end of June/beginning of July. I’m 21 weeks now and feeling great! A few thoughts about this pregnancy: [PRO] getting to set up a real “nursery,” finally! [CON] everything I […]

the lost friendship

I’ve learned recently that friendships can’t be forced. It’s been a tough lesson. A few years ago I spotted a potential friendship, and set to work developing it into an amazing bond that would last for years and years. By “work,” I mean investing. I really made this one a priority. I liked this young […]

socialization or the lack thereof

We were recently in a group setting which included seven homeschoolers and seven public schoolers. I’m sure everyone’s heard the stereotype about how poor unsocialized homeschooled kids can’t possibly have a conversation with adults. And yet, during this particular gathering, the public schooled kids – no doubt popular and confident in their own tiny classroom settings […]