Slices of Life 29: Six Wishes

I'm on the second-to-last day of a Mommy-Daughter Disney World trip with my youngest, a 14-year-old feisty baby-of-the family.  Sneaking off with any one of my six kids is not unusual.  I started doing Mommy-Son and Mommy-Daughter sneak offs with them back when they started school.  Sneaking off with all of my kids--now that is … Continue reading Slices of Life 29: Six Wishes

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Slices of Life 19: Catching Up with a Story about Race

Have you ever played catch up?  One of those times when you totally lose track of dates and times, only to be jarred back into reality by the responsibilities of life?  I am only now again becoming aware of the days of the week after a magical visit to my district from Jason Reynolds.  Two days … Continue reading Slices of Life 19: Catching Up with a Story about Race

Slices of Life 9: Starting with the Memory of Raising a Reader

When Tricia asked me to join our Slices of Life blog, I was a little panicked.   I have never written a blog before and worried Where do I start?   I'm going to start with a memory, a Facebook reflection first posted on July 12, 2014 and a confession.  Confession: This memory makes me sound pretty … Continue reading Slices of Life 9: Starting with the Memory of Raising a Reader