Yes! It’s true — what we’ve all been longing for has finally happened. Metallica wrote a children’s book! I know what you’re thinking. You thought it was enough singing little Timmy to sleep with the soft, melodic tones of “Creeping Death” and “Seek & Destroy.” Must you read to him as well? But hear me… Read More Rockin’ the cradle: Heavy metal for the kiddos
Not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I have an apple tree. Here, look upon my apple tree: Beautiful, is it not? Better yet, it provides a marvelous view from my kitchen sink. Here, look upon the view from my kitchen sink: The window screen makes it a little fuzzy, but you get the… Read More On Apple Trees, Cake, and Planning Ahead for Panic Attacks
What does the Teacher require, but to sit still, do your work, and keep your eyes on your own paper? Bring me a student who desires knowledge and I will fill her up. But yea, the students of Babylon do not study. The Snapchat and the Tumblr, they cry out to them. They hear not… Read More Lamentations of the Teacher
Our kids came for a visit this last weekend. It’s their first visit since we moved here, the first they saw our new place, the first time they’ve been in Minnesota. Before they arrived, I told Husband how strange it felt. It was like I wanted to show off the place, impress them a little.… Read More No Worries: The Kids Are Alright
The woman with the most elegant home, Wins an all-paid vacation to the city of Rome. And the mother who births the smartest babies, Gets a brand-new, red, convertible Mercedes. And the woman who chants, “I’m so busy” the most, Gains the respect of all, on account of her boast. So for goodness sake, I… Read More Are You Keeping Score?