Posts tagged with ‘parenting’

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    Our Hostess this Week

    By on July 9, 2014

    Our hostess for this week in Sacramento was someone I had met only for a couple minutes once in...

  • Rose Hulman catapult

    Rose-Hulman’s Operation Catapult Engineering Camp

    By on July 2, 2014

    Today I picked our younger daughter up at Rose-Hulman’s Operation Catapult Engineering Camp, located in Terre Haute, Indiana....

  • Ubox reviews

    Filling a UBox

    By on June 29, 2014

    We have spent a hot day filling our daughter’s Ubox with furniture from her apartment

  • Maxwell school Syracuse

    Our Daughter Graduates with Her Master’s

    By on June 27, 2014

    Today our daughter graduated from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University with her Master’s...

  • writing myths

    Ten Myths About Teaching Kids Writing

    By on June 23, 2014

    I felt like this list of myth-busting summed it up fairly well and that it can be applied to...

  • the father of my children

    Lovely Day with the Father of My Children

    By on June 15, 2014

    All three of our children were far flung in three different states today, but my husband and I had...

  • school shootings since Newtown

    74 School Shootings Since Newtown

    By on June 11, 2014

    I have been praying about this but more needs to happen. This is unacceptable.

  • best books for teen girls

    Books Our Teen Daughter Recommends

    By on May 23, 2014

    Looking for good teen reading material with strong female characters? Here is a list of our 17 year...

  • Gift ideas for Mother's Day, motherhood quotes

    Book Review: Mom Candy

    By on May 10, 2014

    This is an inch and a half thick book full of a thousand quotes for moms, perfect for mother’s...

  • Good Music

    Good Taste in Music

    By on April 24, 2014

    The music she played for me on this trip was fantastic and I recommend you check it out.

  • Poem by Polly Castor

    New Poem: Our College Tour

    By on April 23, 2014

    Because I’ve both served so much and held back so relentlessly she’s taking responsibility for her choices

  • College Tour

    Home from a Week Long College Tour

    By on April 22, 2014

    Together with our youngest, I drove 35 hours this past week through seven states to see six colleges. ...