Monthly Archives: January 2009

What? School is fun?

I think it truly surprised him. I think he pictured rows and rows of desks and dry lectures with lots and lots of homework. It was so not like that! After the first day he was very much wanting me to sign him up and thanks to my wonderful MIL I was able to! He […]

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You’re Fired!

I had such a frustrating experience with my kids’ pediatrician today. I am sure you all know my struggles with Virginia’s weight and month after month of weight checks that leave me feeling inadequate and ridiculous. Today was the king of all inadequacies, the day I was told in not so many words that by […]

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The Decision

I truly hope it ends up being the right decision, but I have decided not to pierce Virginia’s ears. I just don’t feel like the benefits outweigh the risks. Also I have prayed and prayed about it and it just doesn’t feel right. Thank you to all of you who shared your stories and experience […]

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Photoshop Magic

I got the perfect picture to try this on today. I used photoshop to add little earrings to her ears to see what they would look like. What do you think? With or without? Without With

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Infant Ear Piercing: What would you do?

OK, I am going to put this out there, mostly because I am trying to sort out my feelings on the subject but also because I am curious as to what others’ opinions are on the subject of infant ear piercing. For many years I have been against ear piercing for infants. I had many […]

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Homeschool away from home?

As crazy as that sounds, I am seriously considering this as an option for my almost 13 year old son. We have a rule at our house, First we do jobs and school and then we do other things. Lately Xander has been choosing the same jobs every day and it has gotten to the […]

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A Whole New Blog!

Introducing the official Modern Expressions Blog! I am so excited to be separating the two blogs finally. This is something I have wanted to do for a while now but I just haven’t been able to get it done. It’s wonderful to have a format that allows me to display bigger images and I am […]

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