Category Archives: About me

All At The Right Time

Haven’t seen me here for a while? I’ve been using my precious blogging time to really listen to my kids, get some extra exercise happening, paying attention to my husband, cooking some wholesome meals (okay…at least I try) and I … Continue reading

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Bad Teachers

“You don’t learn stuff from bad teachers, you just learn stuff about bad teachers.” These are the exact words from a conversation between three boys aged 11-14 today. I know because the conversation took place in my car. Something to think about?

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Band-Aids, Fairness, Solutions and My Own Wounds

I used to think that “fair” means that everybody gets the same, but thanks to Richard Lovoie, I came to understand a few years ago that “fair” actually means “getting what you need.” Mrs Saylor, over at Salylor’s Log, uses … Continue reading

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Seven Things About Me…

Essential Mama Baby has awarded me a Versatile Blogger Award. I am over the moon!  Fly over to over to Essential Mama Baby where she aims to “… connect to other moms and to talk about the best experience of … Continue reading

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Golden Butterflyz

 I am the featured blog on Fresh Blog Fridays over at Golden Butterflyz!  I love the way that Miriam, blogger at Golden Butterflyz, describes herself as the CEO of domestic affairs. You may want to hop over there and meet … Continue reading

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“Thank You For The Sandwiches”

“Thank you for the sandwiches” said my father into the phone recently. When my father was a young boy at boarding school, he detested the daily jam sandwiches he was given to take to school for lunch. A school friend called … Continue reading

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Things That I Know … or at least think I do.

– I do some of my best writing after midnight. – I used to look at myself in the mirror and see my mother and it used to scare me, but now it makes me proud. – Apparently, if you … Continue reading

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Would You Like To Vote For Me?

I have been nominated for the 2011 Really Good Classroom Blog Contest. If you would like to vote for my blog, I would be thrilled if you click on the “Vote Now” button on the right hand side of this … Continue reading

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Husband Help 101 – Things He SHOULD Say

“You need to make me a list of things I should say, so that I can just look it up and say the right number and then never get it wrong.” Of course I could not resist the opportunity to … Continue reading

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I Am The Feature Blog on Planet Weidknecht Sunday Hop

I am ecstatic to be the featured blog on Planet Weidknecht’s Sunday Blog Hop. So, head over to Lisa’s Planet Weidknecht Blog straight away and enter your blog into the Sunday Hop. You can follow me by subscribing to emails … Continue reading

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