Stuck on Seton…Forever!

The first time we heard the word “Homeschooling” was twenty-six years ago in the cry room at church with then 7-month old Mary Beth. I was standing next to another mom with her newborn baby girl. We looked at each other’s babies and both said, “Congratulations!” to each other. Then I commented, “They’ll probably go to school together and become friends.” Then the father said, “Oh, sorry. We are going to be homeschooling.” “Homeschooling?” I said, “What’s THAT?” That was in April 1988. Fast-forward twenty-two years, and that girl was in my daughter’s wedding…

Fourteen Forever

Men in our society are often criticized for being perpetual adolescents. Yeah, maybe– but it’s not all our fault. I recently did a little research into the medical facts about adolescence, and experts seem to agree that the major problems with male adolescence are things such as acne, the desire for junk food (which results in weight gain), difficulty relating to girls, and a desire for approval from peers (which manifests itself in the need for material things such as nice clothes or a flashy car)…