Projects, Graduates, Decisions, Oh My!

This morning my middle child – a senior in high school – broke down in the car before school. She’s stressed, overwhelmed and basically scared of the unknown after high school. Her entire educational career she has literally been a straight A student. I don’t think she has *ever* brought home a grade lower than a 92 on a report card. Tears streaming down her face, she says she just

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Playing Catch-Up … again

Let myself slide quite a bit over the past few months on this little blog of mine. So once again, I’m driving by to play a little game of catch-up! I’m just about finished with my first three courses since deciding (again!) to go back to school. It’s been interesting, to say the least. Definitely struggling with — okay, maybe struggling isn’t exactly the right descriptive word, more like stressing,

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Another Day, Another Issue: Culture Roleplay

I am currently debating making my life worse by skipping out on some incredibly ridiculous role-playing activity in the course that I’m taking. I’d known it was coming because it was mentioned in the previous class before Labor Day, but I just refused to stress over it at least until I had all the details. Well, the details arrived earlier this week. As I read through the PDF outlining what

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After a Panic Attack, Life Goes On!

Wow! It’s been an interesting couple of weeks. Between running around like a mad hatter gathering school supplies and shopping for the kids’ school clothes, that little visit from Hurricane Irene that left us without power for the better part of a week, and stressing over any-and-everything else that was coming up, I had little opportunity to hop on and update this lovely little blog of mine. This school year

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