unconditional love adoption

how UNCONDITIONAL should LOVE be?

I’m currently in a mental battle that has been going on for the better part of a year. “How unconditional should love really be?” Or maybe the better question, “Does unconditional love equal unconditional relationship on the other person’s terms?” I’m hoping not. What if that person is a child of yours? Still hoping not. […]

parenting, teenagers, teens, homeschooling

How to wake up a teenager

What I Envisioned He would get up by 10AM because that’s the rule we all agreed upon. #sillyme What really happened He would “forget” to set an alarm or set it on the iPAD and then leave it somewhere around the house where it would annoy all of us at 10AM but not wake him […]

pizza crazy bread

Grain-free flatbread pizza OR crazy-ish bread

If you subscribe to the theory that bread and cheese are the hardest things on our digestive systems because of the gluten, lactose, and casein, then pizza is absolute worst invention E.V.E.R…except that it’s so much fun to eat! In my book, there is no acceptable cheese substitute, so we just take a digestive enzyme […]

#summerof6

Summer of Six

I’m one of those moms who loves summer. I think it’s because we homeschool, but I honestly can’t remember if I loved summer when my kids were in school. I love that there aren’t lessons to plan and papers to grade and this expectation that we should be doing school. I feel like it’s my […]