The Sassy Girl’s Guide To Saying “No”

The Sassy Girl’s Guide To Saying “No”

It’s no surprise (at least not to me) that coronavirus cases are on the rise. On Wednesday, multiple sources — such as The Washington Post — reported that the United States topped its previous all-time daily high for new cases. On top of that, the US is expected to experience a historic Saharan dust plume [...]

ThreeThingsThursday: The top 3 reasons we have decided to homeschool

ThreeThingsThursday: The top 3 reasons we have decided to homeschool

Spoiler alert: the pandemic actually isn’t on the list. Moving along. I am ready to do the walk of crisis-schooling shame. I failed. Truly. My husband works full time; I work part time. We are lucky to have kept our jobs through this. We have a kindergartner and a two year old. The meetings, the [...]

A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

My sweet girl, We’ve discussed “the sickness.” We’ve played games of counting how many steps equates to standing six feet from the wall. We’ve had fun choosing fabric for your special masks that help you avoid passing “the sickness” to someone else. I’ve lovingly looked you in the eyes and told you that “the sickness” [...]

Ten things your kids won’t say to you when we look back on this time in history

Ten things your kids won’t say to you when we look back on this time in history

1. You fed me too many pre-packaged meals. 2. You let me watch too much TV and screens. 3. I wish you would have put more effort into making me do more common core math assignments. 4. Fresh fruit would have been better than packed fruit, obviously. 5. I wish you would have cooked more [...]