I’m a Stay at Home Mom with Student Loan Debt

Earlier this week, I spent nearly three hours on the phone and online trying to consolidate my student loans. The Navient customer service lady was personal and helpful. The application process was smooth. The process went better than I expected. When I was finished I felt both relieved and completely depressed. It’s 2017, ten years … [Read more…]

I love my children enough not to homeschool

I was homeschooled and I loved it. My mother was passionate about homeschooling and viewed it as her chosen vocation when my siblings and I were growing up. All my best friends were homeschooled by women who were as passionate and dedicated as my mother. Although I don’t remember it being said in so many … [Read more…]

Our Summer Reading and Writing Adventure!

Today we started our great Reading and Writing Adventure!  I wanted to keep the boys’ school skills fresh this summer and in order to encourage them (hey, who am I kidding? I need to encourage ME!) to do reading and writing every day, we made this super cool chart/game today. It kinda looks like CandyLand! … [Read more…]