Baby Steps

"How did a cross country move turn into a 20 mile move first?" I said that yesterday, both in my head and outloud on a number of occasions. We recently figured out that to embark on our westerly cross country move, we first needed to move a little closer to home. We love living in … Continue reading Baby Steps

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Holy Shit, Christmas!

I have to say, I'm not proud of doing a Christmas post in November. I am so anti early Christmas that the ONLY forms of Christmas music I will allow until December 1st areΒ Ding Fries Are Done by Peter Grffin and The Night Santa Went Crazy by Weird Al. I called Dollar General corporate this … Continue reading Holy Shit, Christmas!

How you present religion matters!

When you present the bible as absolute fact, your child can no longer look at history and science without already having a bias. You block them from learning a great deal about the universe and space (remember just because the planets are there, doesn't have to mean your God still can't be. Space is BIG), you block them from learning about how the Earth was formed and how some of the most amazing and beautiful natural monuments formed. Again, just because they know the science behind it, doesn't mean their faith in God has to diminish.Β 

Religion and the Kids

When I got pregnant with Kali at 18, her dad and I never discussed what we would do about religion; he and I got married and divorced in less than a year, we really never talked about it, neither of us ever went to church so....that was basically that.   When Damian and I got … Continue reading Religion and the Kids