I've been hearing this a lot from mothers who lack the confidence to teach their own children. But why? Society tells them that if they don't have a degree in education, they are not qualified to teach. This is ridiculous. In fact, a degree may hinder your child's learning process. What ... View Post
The Smell of Memories and a Sensational Giveaway!
I wanted to leave as soon as I had the chance, and I did about ten years ago. If you've been to Albany Oregon in the past, you know that it once smelled like an arm pit. When I lived there, a paper mill located right next to the interstate billowed stench from huge boilers that gave the town a ... View Post
eBundles of Joy for St. Jude
I worry all the time. But until this last pregnancy, my worries were never too serious. Even then, my son was very healthy compared to other premiees in the NICU. I don't know how some parents deal with the stress when their child has a serious condition. I guess they just have to cope because ... View Post
5 Years, and Not Ready to Let Go!
I could hear it coming. The familiar vroom, then the squeaky breaks as the bus rolled to a stop, and finally a sharp clank. Peaking out the window, I watched children rush into its yellow belly, fearing the slow might get left behind. Another loud clank and the doors were shut tight. Then the ... View Post