My dad posted a photo that brought back memories.
This is the church my husband and I were married in, complete with stained glass windows and wooden pews.
If you’re doing Latin, especially if it’s with younger students, you’ll want to check out Race to the Colosseum
Pam Barnhill just opened shop with several great resources and more to come.
At the bottom of her post explaining how Race to the Colosseum works, she also has a fun free download for you! Check it out. :)
I’m blogging a bit less right now for 2 reasons: 1) I feel like I’m not quite coping well with life and 2) I’m working on a GTD Quickstart Guide for Moms freebie for you!
Yes, that’s right: writing and thinking about GTD while feeling like a total basketcase. Isn’t God so good to give us these little ironic juxtapositions?
The real question is, would I be feeling like such a crazy woman if I weren’t thinking about my organization systems and how I’m terrible at keeping my own advice?
I guest posted this week over at Managing Your Blessings: Learning How to Make Peaceful, Intentional, Flexible Choices All Day
Topic: GTD. Ha!
I wish making peaceful, intentional, flexible choices actually looked like napping in the sun in a field of daisies. Even when real life is running smoothly, it never looks and definitely never feels that idyllic.
Carlie made the pretty graphic for my post (which I submitted last month) and reading it made me think I might benefit from reading my own book again (I already wrote it practically three times – but I am starting to think it might not ever perfectly stick. It will likely be a lifelong ebbing and flowing, or mending and fraying).
Speaking of fraying, I have a sixteen-month-old who is suspiciously quiet….
This week my friend down the street and I swapped an hour or so of hosting play time for all ten of our combined children. I love it when we’re able to do that. This week I vacuumed.
The trouble with vacuuming is that all the floors have to be picked up beforehand. And how often does that happen? And how long does it last? Not often. Not long. But, I managed it this week.
At least, close enough to picked up. Here’s a question for you: Do you vacuum Legos? Do you bend down and pick them up as you go? Yell for children to pick them up at you go? I had no children to yell for, and I waffled back and forth between picking them up and just vacuuming – they had been warned I was going to vacuum. At least one Lego arm fell victim to my ruthlessness, and by the sound effects as I went, there were more casualties than that.
I spent a bit of time this week poking around learning about the Enneagram personality system.
That means, of course, that I’m tempted to buy three books on the topic, but I’m trying to resist. Our library doesn’t have any of the three I’d like to read.
I still think I prefer Myers-Briggs, but Enneagram is interesting in that it is more about motivations while MBTI is more about functioning and energy.
If you’re interested, I’m a type 5 on the Enneagram (not sure what wing – do you have to have a wing?) and an INTJ on Myers-Briggs. What are you? Do you prefer Enneagram or MBTI or do personality tests drive you crazy? My husband thinks it’s all bogus and a waste of time, but that’s just because he’s an ISTJ.