Tag: parenting

My Wiggly Jiggly Path to Tenure

This actually happened… I had a massive culture shock when I first moved to New York City to pursue my PhD at top R1 school. I was extremely mathematically underprepared and found myself in one of the most prestigious schools in the country among…


She got two awards while I was on the road… her teacher asked her to bring a parent. Her father went. Travel+school+homeschool+her= awards 😘

Her heart!

She clung to me in bed last night crying that she doesn’t have friends at school and that no one likes her. I told her to find the good people in her classroom and talk to them, to tell the mean children that she…


#homemade #healthy

No phones or iPads

Lu and I sat at the dining table this morning and had a full breakfast together. No phones, no iPads, no interruptions to the meal or the chats. There are nice things that happen when the child is six. I told from now on,…

By the window

Lu: mama I really like to talk to you and tell you about my problems. Me: πŸ˜πŸŽ‰πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ˜˜β€οΈοΈπŸŽ‰πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»

Cold morning counseling πŸ˜©β€¦ Watoga WV.