blank slate syndrome

okay, to be honest, i’ve seen this syndrome before.  i used to nanny and work in a day care, and i remember having this observation long before i had my own house and my live-in child to teach and re-teach this momma many things. something ellise has reminded me of recently is the existence of ...

craftiness and Christmas…

some people might call me a scrooge.  my husband does… every time he tried to play Christmas music before thanksgiving. yes, i’m one of those people.  i want to be thankful before i get into the whole Christmas spirit.  i don’t care that walmart has had santa hats out since after halloween. BUT! once thanks is ...

a START update

if you were around when i initially blogged about the START experiment, this is the follow-up post.  (you can read more about it here, if you missed the original.) when the experiment started, i decided to have a 4 prong approach: write a story that’s been in my head for a long time write on ...