Did you catch my mini revelation in yesterday’s announcement? I’m homeschooling my children. Joe and I came to this agreement a year or so ago, but we were mum about the decision out of respect for my (now former) employer. How We Have Been Doing Homeschool Preschool In the fall, I wrote a guest post […]
On our way home from Old Grandma’s house last week, Grace asked if we could stop to see the Nittany Lion. “If you’re awake, we’ll stop,” I responded, hoping that she would sleep the whole way home. What if I’m sleeping? “Then we won’t stop.” About 15 miles before Penn State, Grace woke up. Did […]
Grace uses my iPhone nearly as much as I do. I have said many times, I don’t remember how we parented before I had an iPhone. That little electronic device has saved my sanity at many doctor’s offices, during many overtired moments, and many sleepless afternoons. Lately, I’ve been letting it teach her reading skills. […]
Both Joe and I are Penn State graduates, and we try to stop by the Nittany Lion Shrine whenever we’re near State College.
We started slowly, posing an infant Grace on a mini Nittany Lion Shrine on our back porch.
We didn’t attempt the real Nittany Lion until Grace was 2. It didn’t go as well as we’d hoped.
Grace has known for a year or more that her name is spelled G-R-A-C-E. She has been able to recognize that combination of letters where ever they were written, and she knows the word if you spell it out loud. I just realized this week, however, that Grace doesn’t recognize the letter R, the letter […]
One of the first activities in the Weight Release workbook is a personal mission statement.
When I first spoke with Freeman about the Weight Release program, he told me that it would be difficult. He said that I needed an imperative, a reason for going through the process. The workbook echos this idea.
I want to be skinny doesnâ€™t workâ€¦