Category: ’Just for Fun/Miscellaneous’

Dear Me: I love you.

June 9th, 2015 by Dionna - 10 Comments

For our Carnival this month, we are supposed to write a letter to ourselves. What would we tell our younger selves, with today’s perspective? What do we want to remind our future selves, who may forget today’s challenges?

12 Years of Unrelieved Boredom (To Kill a Mockingbird (Re)Read)

May 23rd, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

There’s still time to join in the great To Kill a Mockingbird (Re)Read!

6 Strategies to Help Kids Overcome Perfectionism

May 7th, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

My seven-year-old son has a tendency toward perfectionism, as do I. Like many perfectionists, he becomes super frustrated with his own mistakes. Since we homeschool, it has been imperative that I give him some tools to help him through these challenges. Here are six of the strategies we’ve used with success.

Serenading Grandma

April 14th, 2015 by Dionna - 5 Comments

I’ve often said that my Grandma was my second mother, but she was so much more. We were best friends. The sixty-seven years between us made no matter, our age gap was one of the foundations of our friendship.

Make sure not to be angry, mama.

March 30th, 2015 by Dionna - 6 Comments

Her little voice, bravely reminding me to choose love over anger, has the ability to lower my blood pressure instantaneously. These are the rewards of learning to be compassionate together.


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