Family Narrative Experiment

Recently I read an article on how children who know their family tree and the history and stories behind it, are more confident. Looking for some more information, I found this NY Times article and decided to conduct my own little experiment.

So, that night, I took aside the youngest and started the conversation by . . . → Read More: Family Narrative Experiment

Deep Thoughts


The eldest daughter walked into the living room, bleary-eyed from staying up too late the night before. “I woke up with a realization,” she said. “You know how the average person is supposed to sleep 8 hours a day?”


“That means you’ve slept at least a-third of your life away.”

Before I . . . → Read More: Deep Thoughts

Spinach Celebration

One week of summer passed and I’m pleased to cross off one “Mom Summer Goal” from my list. I wanted to increase my kiddos consumption of veggies, and vowed to make a spinach smoothie that my family would like… or at least tolerate.


After a few so-so trials, I found one they like! . . . → Read More: Spinach Celebration

Welcome to Summer

Need some ideas to put on your summer list? My kids are willing to share their list: