Are you going to kill me?

For most of my adult life, I've had a love-hate relationship with food. Love because food is awesome. Hate because, awesome or not, it sticks around a lot longer than I want it to. Like anything else, food was much simpler when I was a kid. I ate whatever my mom fixed, and if I was … Continue reading Are you going to kill me?

Signs of Life

It's February. Y'all probably noticed, so there's nothing new there. Except today (and yesterday and the day before) it feels like Spring. And that makes me hopeful. I see signs of growth and of life all around me. And the sun is getting up a little earlier and staying up a little later. And my … Continue reading Signs of Life

What’s a Little Teasing Between Friends?

Wyatt is a big boy. He is typically the tallest kid in his class. He wears pants several sizes larger than the age appropriate match up. When he played football, the coach put him in as center most of the time because he is built like a brick. He is big and strong and has … Continue reading What’s a Little Teasing Between Friends?

Fun with Candle Wax

The cool thing about homeschooling is you can take a step back from a frustrating assignment, take a deep breath, and think about what you're trying to teach. Is the assignment as written the best possible way to do that? Or is there a better way to achieve the goal. Wyatt can be exceptionally challenging. … Continue reading Fun with Candle Wax