Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, The Mom Part

Lunchtime Olympics

Ever been whacked upside your head with a metal lunchbox? Are you old enough to remember when things used to be made out of metal? Well, back in my day, manufacturers really enjoyed making everything for kidlens outta metal. We started out with metal highchairs and metal toys, eventually graduating to metal playground equipment and, the… Continue reading Lunchtime Olympics

Life & Whatnot, My Family, Random Observations, The Mom Part

Nature vs. Nurture

Anyone who has children knows that the whole nature vs. nurture argument is practically moot. No matter on which side of the argument your loyalties tend to be, your own children are likely to make you question your own position. According to Saul McLeod, In practice hardly anyone today accepts either of the extreme positions.  There… Continue reading Nature vs. Nurture

My Family, The Avon Part, The Mom Part

I’m Not Sure I Can Work from Home with Little Ones in Tow

As you know, I have seven children. Three of whom were born after I started my independent business with Avon over ten years ago. All three were high risk babies (the first two were premature twins and the last was a NICU baby); yet I never missed an order -- in fact, I'm happy to say that I've… Continue reading I’m Not Sure I Can Work from Home with Little Ones in Tow

The Mom Part

Switching from SAHM to WAHM

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Because my husband had been a veteran of the first Gulf War, his college education had been interrupted. So, he was still finishing up his degree when we married, and I was working -- as the sole breadwinner. Did I mention I was teaching at a private school? Yeah, well private school teachers earn… Continue reading Switching from SAHM to WAHM