I don’t wish for anything to have unfolded any differently. I have spent the past six years carving out the life I live now. Whew, with lots of sleepless nights, lol. Homeschooling for us has been a process not a destination
Wash those dishes. No, for real. Three meals a day at home, plus snack time means there is always dishes and she's probably tired of it. What's that? She uses paper plates you say? Well someone has to scrub those pots and pans.
I’m continually learning new strategies for handling the emotions of my children. They’re tiny people filled with adult-sized feelings. They overflow and overwhelm their small hearts and minds. If you feel like you’re failing as a parent because you’re constantly messing up just know I’m right there beside you. I’m waving a white flag while downing dark chocolate. It’s hard, and even harder when deep emotion isn’t second nature.
Saturday night there were six "big kids" in my house... by big I mean over the age of three and my eight-year-old was the oldest.
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