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”
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”
“I have no friends!” a mom told me recently. I have felt like that in the past. I’ve even wondered when we left for vacation;
“Will anyone notice I’m gone?”
Continue reading ““I Have No Friends””