“Ya’ done good kid.” A phrase that melts my heart. My dad doesn’t speak like that. In normal conversation you will never catch him with wacky grammar, but somehow this phrase became his trademark compliment. After piano recitals, final exams,
My son has been reading spy books by the dozen and has been excitedly trying out new disguises. He printed out these ridiculous paper glasses from DesignHouseDigital … I think the disguise is working.
Bubonic plague, concentration camps, slavery … history is often dark and full of tragedy. Knowing how and when to introduce difficult topics without creating fear can be tricky. Living with sensitive kids has taught me a lot. Here are the
I currently have a folding table set up in the middle of my living room. On it are heaps of paper, books, photos, ticket stubs, and projects. By the end of the night those bits and bobs will all find
My 17 year old “puppy.” She will be dearly missed.
I love living in New England, there is just so much history all around us. Next year my crew is going to be studying the Early Modern time period (the events surrounding the founding of our country) and I just
Toot, “I can’t hear you,” Toot, “I can’t hear you,” Toot, “I can’t hear you.” Life with little girls makes me giggle.
When I was a 3rd grader, research papers involved trips to the library and pulling out the giant encyclopedias. I should call and see if I dreamed this up, but if I remember right, my parents actually slowly acquired