For those of us who haven’t made the optional choice to home school, we now find ourselves in charted waters as we enter this world for the first time. And if you are like me, you are also working from home during this time. How are we to balance both responsibilities? How are we to…… Continue reading The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2
…Just a lack of motivation Math sucks. For me growing up, there was no way around it. I hated math. It stressed me out and frustrated me. I remember sitting in a full classroom feeling more alone because it seemed everyone always understood what was going on except for me. I found ways to…… Continue reading Diagnosis Take 4: Is it ADHD, or…
In Richmond, Virginia, there is a young woman who is competing for the title of Miss Virginia, having already earned the title of Miss Commonwealth 2019. She is also finishing up her law school studies. She was active in her sorority during her undergraduate years, and had friends. And from merely looking at her or…… Continue reading The Advocate
Mary Poppins. You know her. You love her. And if you’re a mom, you wish you had your own Mary Poppins, if just a little bit of that magic. If only it were as easy as saying “spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.” We’ve all been there, had moments as parents where…… Continue reading A Change in Perspective Boosts Confidence- A Mary Poppins Lesson
It wasn’t that long along that the idea of video calling was revolutionary, something of the future sort of like what we saw on the Jetson’s, what with the flying cars and all. But behold, the future is upon us, for in our very reachable midst are smart phones, smart tvs, smart tablets, smart watches……… Continue reading All Smart Everything
I took a bit of a break from the blogs to really focus on celebrating the holidays with my family. And for the most part, they were a success, from Thanksgiving in the deep South to Christmas in our nation’s capital. The Davis family made tremendous strides in creating fun and memorable family traditions…… Continue reading 2019, Here We Come!
It’s 9 am on a Thursday morning and my son is on the floor sulking. He slept well the night before and ate a pretty well-balanced breakfast just an hour before. So what on Earth in the middle of the summer could have gotten him into such a funk that his entire body ended up…… Continue reading Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”