Retired educator. Women’s counselor. Managed (25 years) home for otherwise homeless children. Contributor/columnist (15 years) several professional magazines, 60 articles. I help broken women.
Welcome my friend Katharine who talks about living with sleep apnea and using a CPAP machine. Simple description of the machine, the exerience, and research of the history and benefits.
Katharine Trauger, a member of my Blog Beautiful Facebook group, says it like this…
“Think hard about what people love to hear you talk about, what they ask your opinion about, what they send their friends to you for. That type of question you keep having to answer, that you wish you just . . .
What could bring several officials from Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), The Salvation Army and the Arkansas State Library 100 miles to the small town of Delight in the southwest quadrant of Arkansas?
My friend has not had the easy life that I have had. Abandoned with four small children to raise, she runs a simple business in her home, with which her children, as they have aged, have had to help. They have chosen to live frugally and . . .
OK, it has finally hit you: Suddenly you understand why that other home school mom used to be so self-doubting … She had a toddler in her home. Now, your turn . . .
My first lesson in pasta-making came right after I married. My brand new in-laws considered pot roast served with egg noodles cooked in the broth a necessary skill and my husband’s mother, bless her, made sure I knew how to make the noodles . . .
When we began home schooling, the worldly officials in our part of the world convinced us that we were all alone, that we would ruin our children, and that we would eventually find ourselves in jail. Such foreboding can cause a person to do strange things . . .
My favorite Bible story as a child was about Peter walking on water. Even the ungodly know this one and like it. Something about this miracle is attrac . . .
I often get asked about the one piece of advice I would give to all home schoolers. Probably folks want some type of motto that fits all situations and clears the air about many problems. I have thought and thought about this, and—for now, anyway—I think the best . . .
You may be starting to wonder, “Am I being controlled? Is this something I should begin taking more seriously? Could this problem person in my life be a bigger problem than . . .
My family loves hot, homemade biscuits, and this is National Biscuit Month.
So, I thought I’d resurrect an old favorite recipe, just for you! . . .
My brother took us out for al fresco dinner, once, on a bluff on a breezy summer day, in Jeff City, and for an appetizer, we chose the most taste-surprising stuffed mushro . . .
One time, a dear friend of mine was explaining to me how her worldly school experience was somehow better, and how her children were receiving the best education available. (Have you ever noticed how worldly school parents . . .