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Day 10: Movie Day

This day is a big one in our house:  movie day.  We don’t have TV or cable–just Netflix and Amazon Prime.  The kids have access to screens for schoolwork, but they have almost no time for screens otherwise.  Part of this is health-related, but part of it is just lifestyle.  When my kids are in front of a screen, it is purposeful.

Movies are a wonderful treat.  What shall we watch?  Let me tell you how THIS decision-making often goes down… Continue reading Day 10: Movie Day


Real understanding

It’s been quite a week.  Mama is starting to get her footing and get back to engaging better with the small people.  Engagement.  That’s what I’m going for here.  It’s hard.  I have horrible Seasonal Affect Disorder and am truly thankful that we spent our emergency funds on a skylight in the master bedroom.  So the last few weeks have been very sluggish and mama hasn’t been very engaged.  I think I didn’t really realize what was happening, either.  My semester in review post made me think about it. Continue reading Real understanding