Do you need some encouragement today?
I just finished mopping the kitchen floor. Again. There was no fanfare when I finished. No golden certificate dropped out of the sky. The kids didn’t clap. Continue reading ““Be Not WEARY” on a Mundane Mom Day”
I have joined the #cancelNetflix bandwagon.
If Netflix loses subscribers
perhaps that it will send a message against sex trafficking, pedophilia, and the exploitation of women. But I regress. I need to apologize to my family and readers first.
I’m Sorry. I’m really sorry. I should’ve canceled Netflix long before this. Please forgive me.
- I knew better.
- I know better.
- I try to apply the Bible to my life– but in this area, I had not set a good example of “learning not the ways of the world.”
- I have not been a good example of “Be ye holy for I am holy.” or “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world.”
- or “I will set no wicked thing before my eyes.”
- I have not been matching up what I say I believe with what I do.
- Please forgive me. I’m going to do better.
Continue reading “#CancelNetflix: I Apologize. Do you agree with my reasons?”
Home school: 4 times rule! and other sanity saving tips
Does noise bother you after a long day of home schooling? Or just after a long day in general? Singing, humming, banging on the pots and pans- sometimes for me it just gets to be too much. Children do learn by repetition but sometimes my nervous system just couldn’t take the noise!
A child is allowed to sing the same song four times in a row, but if they begin the fifth time the 4 times rule is put into action. They have to choose a different song! This goes with (almost) any repetitive noise. Note: I did have to make some allowances for piano practice. Haha!
These Rule Twins Stay Together:
Don’t be purposefully annoying. Don’t be easily annoyed.
My son just posted the following to my Facebook page:
Growing up we had two rules about being annoying:
“Don’t be purposefully annoying,” and “Don’t be easily annoyed.”
Really works when you apply them to the rest of life too! Thanks Mom! Continue reading “No More Crazy Repetition with 3 Sanity-Saving Tips”