Between the election year and recent bathroom issues, my Facebook feed is a continuous stream of negativity, vulgar memes, and articles filled with logical fallacies and click bait titles parading as “viral take downs”. I openly admit to unfollowing most people I’m friends with, especially those who are continually outraged about something. Doesn’t it get exhausting
Even though we’re off school this month, some things continue like instrument practice. My kids have been steadily taking lessons and practicing their chosen instruments for about two and half years now. (Addie and Byron both took piano for a couple of years before that.) Although I wouldn’t call them “enthusiastic” musicians, they’re all capable
My 20th high school reunion is coming up soon. Tony and I are planning to attend, along with, I think, about a third of our class. It’s going to be a laid back meet up at a local club with drinks, appetizers and music. The after party will probably be whatever bar my friends and
We’re off school this month so, in theory, I should have more time. I should be able to catch up on house work, read, and spend more quality time with my children. But, it never seems to work out that way. So what have I been doing besides not taking down my Easter decorations? 1.
Actually, if something is burning, go get an antibiotic, or a fire extinguisher. Thanks to everyone who read, shared and commented on this week’s posts. Since I’m now a self-proclaimed parenting expert (Dr. Kelly at your service!), I took to Facebook to see what other problems I could solve for my friends and readers. 1.
Find Part One, which explains our Domestic Rule HERE. Once the rules were in place, I consistently enforced them (and still do, though with much less effort now). If I catch a child breaking a rule, I remind them of the rule or make them repeat it to me and then boom, punishment. I don’t
Every so often I find myself involved in a parenting discussion where my humble opinion is actually requested. When these rare occasions arise, and unfortunately more often when they do not, I typically don’t mind sharing our family’s system for rules and consequences and how we generally deter our children from acting like savages. Now
An InLinkz Link-up How is your Easter STILL GOING? Write it down and link it up! Be sure to include a link back to this post so you readers can find the rest of the Quick Takes. I look forward to reading your posts! #7 Last but certainly not least, I’m going to hit y’all