Summer Beginnings: Speed Vacations, Beach Hair and Fishing Poles

Sometimes the things that we have been waiting the whole year for come rushing in and out of our lives so quickly that it takes a moment to recover. We have been so blessed that, despite having 5 kids and a busy schedule and living far away from family, we have been able to spend … Continue reading Summer Beginnings: Speed Vacations, Beach Hair and Fishing Poles

5th Grade Graduation: Parenting, School and Decision Making

Today my oldest daughter had her 5th grade graduation. Let me go on record as saying I don't believe 5th grade Graduation is a real thing. You have simply attended the school you were legally required to attend. You have made no choices academically other than following directions. 5th grade graduation is really more of … Continue reading 5th Grade Graduation: Parenting, School and Decision Making