Why Georgia?

Remember that John Mayor song, “Why Georgia, Why?” Yeah, I’ve been getting that question a lot lately with our decision to homeschool. Which actually I find strange considering the crazy mess our world is in with this pandemic. But alas the homeschooling stigma is still very much alive. Possibly there will be a shift in…

Dreams On Horseback

Cora had an unforgettable experience the other day. Although she didn’t fully understand the magnitude of what was going on, she will definitely remember being able to ride on “Bo” outside for a long while.  Here’s a picture she drew of their ride together. Cora started therapeutic riding lessons at Dreams on Horseback close to…

You Still Mean the World to Me

Here’s the thing–this is not for the lighthearted. So, proceed with caution.  One time in a counseling session, I had a client tell me they were still grieving over their mother who had passed away a decade ago.  At that point, it was my job to be understanding and normalize her feelings.  So, I did. …

Years Later, She Wrote

It’s been three years since my last written blog post on here.  I suppose we have a lot of catching up to do.  It seems daunting with the time that has passed, but McKinley’s turning seven in seven days. Lets see… McKinley started Kindergarten.  And then she started First Grade too. McKinley lost her first…

Four-year-old big 

  McKinley turns 4 today.  “1. 2. 3. 4,” she excitedly pronounces to the world. My bustling -happy- hyper- curious- passionate -confident- and quite often stubborn -mini me.  You can tell she’s older.  “Come on Cora, you can do it—No Cora that’s our neighbor’s yard.”  Just by the way she tries to redirect her little…