Dollar Dockin’ Day

Dollar Dockin’ Day

I should have known when the third egg splattered in the same way the two preceding companions exploded into the bowl of buttermilk that pancakes and a grumpy 7-yr-old was probably not a good combination. The harder he tried, the more disastrous the outcome ... and...

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Chuck’s Words on Work cont….

Chuck’s Words on Work cont….

Today begins our second week of the kids handling evening meal time. From planning to shopping to cleaning to cooking to cleaning again, Week 1 far surpassed what I imagined it could be. I helped with the stove and oven as requested, showed them how to do some basic...

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The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet

I don't know about y'all (yes this is a Texas blog), but somedays make me think I'm living in mediaeval times running the gauntlet. Despite my innocence, I'm condemned the minute they get in the car for afternoon carpool, forging my way down the track of swinging...

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Table Talk – Kids & Money, Part 1

Table Talk – Kids & Money, Part 1

Today we are so fortunate to have Chuck Bentley as our guest blogger. Sit back and enjoy his words of wisdom on kids and work. What a great idea and exciting idea to have a revolution in your own home! I love the mission and hope to be an encouragement to you and the...

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Expectations Exceeded

Expectations Exceeded

A little more than I expected transpired last night. My dread of the pending commitment to surrender my kitchen to the kids, played just as I thought in the early afternoon. Despite his excitement about cooking whatever he wanted, my 7-yr. old lost his enthusiasm upon...

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Kay Wyma Hi. My name is Kay. I'm a mother of 5. I'm a recovering enabler, procrastinator, grammar hacker and am calendar challenged (among other things).
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