For most of my life I have lived in denial. As a kid the word “selfish” was tossed my way a time or two. The way it was said made it clear such was not a praise of encouragement but an accusation and indictment; so while knowing it was true, I denied it vehemently and […]
I am very fond of programming apps. I’ve mentioned before the benefits I see to learning the basic concepts of programming. There is a good chance that your child will work with a programmer in some capacity in the future; it is helpful to have a foundational understanding of that world. Programming forces you to […]
Faith How to Become a Better Theologian – Very interesting article Family This may qualify as a *must read,* which I rarely say. Addressing an issue I have long struggled with how to properly communicate, it recommends we stop telling our kids not to talk to strangers — they may need to talk to a stranger […]
If your kids are like mine, they love anything pasta, and they especially love Macaroni and Cheese. I used to make the very best from scratch Mac and Cheese; it was well worth the crazy amount of time it took to grate the cheese, melt it down, mix in the milk and various spices, etc. […]
This guy is great. I’ve read his book, Quirkology, and found it fascinating. Very interesting fellow.
In the process of my 4th grader preparing for the National Geography Bee, our local Bee coordinator told us about this great website/app called Quizlet. This lady is a university professor who uses Quizlet for her classes and was finding it tremendously helpful for Geo Bee prep. You head to their website: Quizlet.com, and create […]
There are a million ways to mess up, and a very narrow path to success — at least, that’s how it can feel. And I’m not talking about defusing a bomb – I’m talking about being a good mom. It seems every which way I look there are glaring messages about what makes a good […]
Faith Why God’s Not Dead and other faith based films hurt religion I’m so glad other people are saying these things, because I think them, but am too much of a coward and am too tired of being the “over zealous” one, to say so out loud. Family Spaghetti tower marshmallow challenge. We have used a […]