Pastor Jim told my youth group, “Just say thank you when someone praises you. Don’t argue with them.” We were about to sing and perform a skit for Youth Night, the church smelled nicely of baked goods and coffee, everyone Continue reading Deciding to feel the gratitude
We had volunteered to help my Mom pass out invitations to the 4 Day Club she’s hosting in a neighborhood near her – which meant less time to clean house this morning. As we were discussing which chores to skip, Ben and Matt Continue reading Teenagers – my force multipliers
I wish I’d signed M and K up for camp, so I could write these homeschool plans without worrying that I’m neglecting the kids while I do it. (K watched a movie and played Minecraft this morning- not exactly the Continue reading Send them all to camp?
I’m getting used to being at home again. My calendar is a week off in its crossed off boxes, I didn’t teach in Sunday school, just assisted my Mom, and she cooked Sunday dinner for us even though it’s my turn Continue reading Gettysburg and pho
The Monday after Ben’s graduation picnic was New Student Orientation at Wentworth Institute of Technology. I hadn’t been on campus yet, so I got to be his family at the events. We caught the 6:44 train at the Attleboro station. Continue reading Castle Island