The Empowerment of Girls

The War on Boys Scrolling Facebook I came across an amazing picture of a little girl wearing softball cleats and a crown… and the story attached. I’ve seen a few senior pictures like this, a picture that shows the empowerment of girls… where a girl will wear a high heeled shoe on foot and a…

Indianapolis Children’s Museum – ScienceWorks

A Museum With Many Names I am sure most of my regular readers know that I homeschool my kids, though if you’ve just randomly found my page you wouldn’t know that, and so to you… we homeschool. Part of our homeschooling experience involves our local children’s museum, which just happens to be the world’s largest,…

Best Pizza Crust Recipe

No need to go out for pizza! My kids really love pizza, as many kids do, and so I thought it might be fun to make it at home one night and see how the family liked it. I set out to find the best pizza crust recipe and gave it a go! Well, needless…

Leftover Halloween candy

Leftover Halloween Candy – Friend or Foe? Another Halloween has come to a close and during the celebration, candy is always the highlight, and as Halloween brings in handfuls of candy, if not bag fulls, many parents worry about their children having too much. If you aren’t keen on the excess sugar, chemicals, calories, or…

Free Range Kids, yay or nay?

Free Range Kids… is it for you? While walking out of the library the other day, a book, Free-Range Kids, caught my eye and I grabbed it, which is a bit unusual for me because unless a book is about crock pot recipes or gardening, I usually don’t check out books for myself (library trips are…

Higglytown – Everyone is a Super Hero

Everyday Superheroes I was raised by my grandmother and great-grandmother, though my mother lived with us, she didn’t do much of the raising. She was 18 when I was born and for all practical purposes we were more like sisters, than mother and daughter, but I was very close to my grandparents. Anyway, I remember…

Children Grow Too Fast

Children Grow up too fast… and it is Hard! As I sit here holding my younger son (3), who has a runny nose and just wants my comfort, I am reminded of what happened today, a day I thought would happen much later… At Taekwondo today, without thought, I asked for a kiss before my…