Monthly Archives: February 2011

A much needed ego boost

My middle child (the one who I’m now homeschooling) got to triumph over her older sister the other day, and I have to say I was quietly cheering for her as well.  My oldest was stumped on a graphing assignment … Continue reading

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Even more snow

We’re in need of shoveling again.  The up side is that the kids had fun playing in it last evening while it was falling.  It’s clinging to the trees, which is pretty but also means that it’s heavy and wet.  … Continue reading

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More snow

We got hit with another storm last night and while the snow has stopped, the wind is blowing fiercely.  I knew last week’s warm up (and much needed melting!) was too good to last, especially here in the north in … Continue reading

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The lost preparedness mindset

I’ve told you I’m trying to be prepared for things to come.  That’s my job as the home manager, and it used to be a normal skill (just going back to the 1950’s).  I’m not sure when people stopped being … Continue reading

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Idiot runners!

This may offend some of you, but I am sick and tired of runners who think the road is their God-given track.  There is this guy who runs school-route roads every morning at the time kids are being taken to … Continue reading

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Preparing for whatever happens next

With all that’s happening in the Middle East combined with the fact that food and gas prices have been slowly climbing for the past several months and who knows what will happen next, this Mom is trying to be prepare … Continue reading

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A suggestion for a resolution

A resolution in February?  It’s inspired by the fact that grocery and gas prices are on the rise and I’ve been pretty constantly thinking of how I can counter the rise.  A couple of years ago, my husband was facing … Continue reading

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