Superbowl Sunday

Superbowl Sunday. Its a day that my family approaches with nervous anticipation. Twice, my husband was a player in the Superbowl, and those are the good memories. Even though we had one win and one loss. Other times, we watched as we almost always knew someone playing personally, and had someone to root for. Recently […]

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The Attitude of Gratitude

Today I am pleased to bring you another guest post, this time from another Juvenile Arthritis mom, who has her own great blog over at Scruggbug Corner. Its all about the “Attitude of Gratitude” even in an admittedly less-than-pleasant situation. I hope you find her post inspirational, and that it gives you another perspective in […]

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Is Homeschooling Right For You?

Is homeschooling right for you? Earlier this week we asked “why homeschool?” but just because you have some good reasons why you should consider it, doesn’t necessarily mean you should take the plunge. Today, I looked to my friend Elizabeth over at Lazy Hippie Mama, a most excellent homeschooling resource, to help families determine if […]

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Why Homeschool?

Why Homeschool? The answer is different for every family that you ask. For us, dealing with Juvenile Arthritis was making it more and more difficult to successfully participate in traditional school. Between doctor’s appointments, flares and illness (along with catching every single thing that was going around at school while on immunosuppressive medications) and the […]

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Which Way Did (S)he Go?

I’ve been a bit absent the last week, so I’ve had a few people looking around, wondering where I am, and “which way did she go?” Since I’ve been so active recently, I’ve had a few people checking in to make sure everything is ok and wondering “what happened?”   Well, other than normal life, […]

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Who Cares?

Who cares? That’s a loaded question, but its one that I find myself asking almost every single day, although maybe not in the way you are envisioning right now. This question, at one stage of my life, was the focus of my angst. Now, it empowers me. It’s all about perspective. Having children with chronic […]

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