Grades aren’t really important at our house. I know. It seems sacrilegious in the competitiveness of today’s age, but I don’t care. To me, a grade is a subjective measurement of what one person thinks is important in a class and may not measure what a student has learned at all. I say this to my […]
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Come join us for a spooktacular time at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts for a costume event!
All the buildings on the farmstead will be open for trick or treating, there will be crafts and games in the classroom, a fiber maze, fortune telling and more!
Ghost Tour starts at dusk (6 pm). In addition, we will have Palermo’s Food Truck for when you get hungry!
Entrance fee ($5 admission) will get you into the event and both exhibits. WMQFA Members are free. Children ages 6 and under are FREE.
Growing up, I spent a great deal of time swimming through a sea of guilt, anxiety, and pressure. Most of which was placed on me by my mom. Let’s start off by saying that my mom isn’t a terrible mom, and I know I could have had things much worse. And she’s only human. She made mistakes. It’s these mistakes […]
Oh my baby, as you go off to school, I realize how much you’ve grown up. I’m not sure when or how, but you and your brother have gone from little toddlers pitter-pattering across the floor, reaching up for your sippy cup of milk and trying to tell me in your little baby babble what […]
Biting. I was in denial about it. My son would never bite me. His disposition is too sweet. Then, it happened. The excruciating bite followed by a sly little smile. I yelled and he cried. It was brutal. Now my breath catches when he pauses during nursing. Will he just swallow or are his teeth […]
You’d think that after 33 years experience, I would kind of have this life thing figured out. Oh, you know… all the “stuff”; how to bake a chocolate chip cookie that is neither burnt nor mushy, how to have a conversation with a stranger without coming across as aloof or desperate for adult conversation, how to be […]