Category Archives: perspective

motherhood…isn’t it about time?

I’ve been thinking this morning about the internet. In my lifetime there has been a fundamental shift, similar to the shift from farms and fields to cities. This fundamental shift is a change in interpersonal relationships. The internet has changed … Continue reading

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life interupted

My mom and I were talking yesterday about how we know we’re alive…another something to overcome, another situation awaiting wisdom. Yesterday my landlord was here for 7 hours taking care of quite a few different things. He was mostly up … Continue reading

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your house-a love story

I first saw our house about 9 months ago. Our baby was only 3 weeks old. We had looked a little before the baby came, then Chris continued alone and at times with a friend. We were looking in a … Continue reading

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bed time routine..with gratitude

Last night was wonderful and peaceful. Gratitude had done it’s work in my heart. I was finishing my evening routine. I decided to pick up the camera to give an idea of what is going on during my evening routine…(or … Continue reading

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gratitude check.

yesterday. it was bad. It was lost for two hours, so late it didn’t matter..landlord wants us to pay $1000 we don’t have for something we didn’t do bad. I had intended to finish writing a tada post…but that’s difficult … Continue reading

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ramblings…in which are mentioned the subtle differences between motherhood and a prison camp

Good thing I’m not in dish debt!  Too bad there isn’t such a thing as a dish savings account (unless you count paper…hmmm I can’t tell you how many times it has crossed my mind that it would be easier … Continue reading

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phases of cleaning…hitting the wall.

No I’m not running a marathon.  My knees would protest quite loudly, long before I finished tying my shoes.  I’m talking about hitting the cleaning wall.  I didn’t even really identify what was happening until yesterday when I made the … Continue reading

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Happy Chaos theory

After another late night of volleyball, I’ve spent the morning rotating laundry and studying chaos theory. Doesn’t that sound like something a mom intuitively knows about?  Let’s explore… this video gives an overview… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6NnCOs20GQ&NR=1  1-“when we first discovered chaos”-bwahaha.  This is … Continue reading

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how family work looks in my house (and sounds…don’t forget the sound)

 Yesterday’s post was primarily for me . I needed to read that article again and remind myself  that it IS worth it to involve the children in work.  *I* needed the reminder.  Frequently the rewards are so few and far … Continue reading

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Family Work

It’s boring. It’s menial. If I could afford it, I’d get a maid.  It’s repetitive. Anyone can do it…but of course they don’t, so I do it.  It’s beneath me.  I’d rather be doing something more fun or more important.  … Continue reading

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