Tag Archives: Children

Overwhelmed

Summertime is rapidly slipping away.  I start back to work in 12 days.  In 17 days it is Meet the Teacher Night and the students start back to school two days after that. I feel unprepared on so many levels. … Continue reading

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Skinny Dipping is the Answer

Yesterday afternoon Carter and I were sitting pool-side enjoying popsicles.  His was raspberry.  Mine was lime.  It was hot, maybe 108 or so and the popsicles were dripping. Try as we might, we could not keep up with the drips.  … Continue reading

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So they Sew

It all started with a small travel sewing kit I received when I was Maiden of Honor at a friend’s wedding almost seven years ago.  It is a simple kit, one with a few colors of thread, a needle, three … Continue reading

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The Right Words

I do not have them, the right words. I have the boys on a summer school schedule, one that we follow fairly consistently.  We do some store-bought, grade-level appropriate workbooks in the morning after breakfast.  We have free time/time to … Continue reading

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No Longer Worth the Fight

It started out like any other day. We got up and lounged around on the couch in our p.j.s.  I read aloud a couple chapters of a Jigsaw Jones chapter book, tracking as I read with my bookmark.  The boys, … Continue reading

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Moving x 2

Sorry for my silence as of late.  The school year ended, and while I could blame my blogging silence on moving not only my classroom but moving our entire lives into our new house, that would not be entirely true. … Continue reading

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Things I Find in the Dryer

me:  Carter!  You can not leave Steve in your pocket.  Don’t you remember what happened to Sheep? carter: In his sweet little angelic voice – Sorry momma but sometimes I forget things. me: sigh… This is Steve.  He is from … Continue reading

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Confusion and Delay

It has been a long time since Cody and Carter liked Thomas the Train but the expression “confusion and delay” has continued on as part of our household vernacular.  On the Island of Sodor, whenever there was a mix up … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Double Special Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing, strong, brilliant mothers out there. It is not only Mother’s Day here at Casa de Wrong Feet but it is also Carter’s birthday (you can read about his exciting arrival if you wish … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – New Chapter

We found out last week – we are getting the house we put in an offer on!  The house in the lovely neighborhood.  The house that is in the middle of the city but walking distance from a little park … Continue reading

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