Category: parenting

Keeping a Record of Rights

The hardest part of homeschooling (or–schooling at home): learning how to live and work together well.  Anyone who knows me in real life can testify that I am not patient at all, about anything.  Secondly, it’s hard for me to breathe with my house this messy.  Both of those things continually rage against me, as

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5 Creative Systems To Awesomize your Family Life

Peek behind the curtain: even though I have 5 kids I don’t absolutely love my life like this.  I have become known “Leigh-with-five-kids.”  This was especially true when we were living in England.  Let me tell you, it’s not the exact identity I had in mind for myself!  When I wake up in the morning,

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Two Truths to Fight off Mom-Guilt

path of grace in parenting

Not enough exercise. Their/They’re/There still stumps my 12 year old. We move them around too much. I let their pet bunny roast in the Texas sun accidentally. In a rush, I threw the bunny’s corpse into the garbage in front of them. Not enough time spent reading. Too much yelling. All their food is either

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