The Wheels on the Bus

“The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, ‘round and ‘round, ‘round and ‘round. The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round All through the town.”                                                      …

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE

Being a stylist by profession for a number of years afforded me the opportunity to have a myriad of conversations with some interesting characters.  I’ve listened to shop talk big and small, and engaged in quite a few lively banters myself.  I would stand behind my chair and listen to clients give the 411 on…

A Gift for Christmas

I’ve eaten the turkey.  I’ve made the cakes.  I’ve laughed with family and friends.  My little one sat at the children’s table ALONE this year and things are looking rosy.  Maybe I should say showy. The holiday season is in full swing and schools will soon be out for the year’s end. With only a…

No More Debates

In between piddling and mommying and doing the busy things that mothers do I hear a familiar sound coming from the living room.  My heart skips a beat.  My daughter is crying.  But this is not a wimper type of cry.  This is an all-out “Mom get here NOW” kind of cry. So Mom gets…

Chronicles of a Reluctant Mom-Schooler

A few years ago I was talking to a fellow member of our local mom support group about a few upcoming seminars that we could attend. “You homeschool, don’t you?” she said. Before I even thought about it I replied, “No. I just help her with her lessons.” And then I got to thinking.  I…