Presence and Presents A Win!

In October, as a part of my whole ‘intentional mothering’ group, I read a couple of essays on holiday advice. The both stressed how, in the end, children want our time. So, I thought this year I would try to see if we couldn’t figure out a way to go out of town-and to do…

Update on little people.

  Scout She went with the  daisy scouts to the zoo yesterday. I am so glad I stopped practicing-she couldn’t be very involved in girl scouts last year because we just could not swing. The rest of the troop could participate last year and so have a history.  I feel guilty she couldn’t participate with…

Update on the little people

R loves school. She was a bit shy on the first couple of days-she almost puked on the 2nd. By the end of the week she was fine. Her teacher reports she is “doing wonderfully.” C is doing fine as far as I know. Her teachers loved her (they told me verbatim) last year so…

Websites we use. (and by ‘we’ I mean me)

The Globe Academy Edmundo Mandarin Facebook Parent/Teacher Facebook Globe Community Exchange Facebook Mandarin Immersion Parent Support Parent Volunteer Sign Up PTCC (Parent Teacher Community Council) websites/needed links Required Online Training for Parent Volunteers Class Blogs and Websites R’s Ms. Eckmann’s Mandarian Blog C’s, Ms. Bai’s Mandarian Blog The Mandarin Specials Blog Deliberate Mothering Best Value/Function…

I don’t have your number.

Since I’ve had my phone for nearly ten years and dutifully backed-up -I had every number that I’ve ever added. Including people I have not talked to for 10 years. And, contacts from a former assistant. I tried for the better part of a year to delete my old contacts on my iphone and it…

Why this blog?

This is an experiment to see if having a place to organize home management helps. It may also help me keep those, who want to be, kept into the loop. I feel the responsibility to update friends and family on our family. But I also feel uncomfortable self-promoting myself and this family.

Royalty Programs that Donate to The Globe Foundation Based on Purchases

  Amazon Access Amazon through this page and Amazon will donate up to 8.5% of your purchase. ******** Target If you use your Red Card and Target is designated as ‘your’ school Target will donate 1% of the purchase. Details here. ****** Kroger’s Community Reward’s Programs If you have a Kroger card and connect your…