The Thin Red Lines

I found out that I was pregnant when I was 18. I was in my senior year of high school and just turning 19 when those two red lines showed up on my home pregnancy test. In that moment, my hopes and dreams for the future came crashing down around me. It was as if those…

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What Time Is It?

After living in this house for 2 years and spending all of our spare time (and spare change!) remodeling and redecorating, my husband and I just came to the realization that we have no clocks in the house! Not one single clock in the entire house, aside from mu husband’s alarm clock that sits in…

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It’s never too early to think about college!

Florida has our own standardized testing system, called the FCATS (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test®). It sucks. The teachers spend most of the school year building a curriculum around the test  so that students test well and their schools receiving funding. My daughter just finished her FCATs and she started talking about the things they were going to do…

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