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    Published on 06-21-2010 10:31 AM
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    With all the recent talk of housekeeping and chore systems, I thought I would take a moment to share the system that my family uses. It is a one of a kind system (although I suspect a few of you use it too), based loosely on the principles and wisdom of Erma Bombeck and The Three Stooges. So, of course, you know it is not only funny, but effective.

    Anyway, here it is. (The secret is out of the bag now!)
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    by Published on 06-11-2010 09:28 PM
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    You will be extremely happy to know that you have nothing in common with me. You glide along through life like a leaf down a crystal stream. You tend to steer in the direction everyone else is steering, and the road ahead of you is well lit and mapped out. Your children have been welcomed with open arms by everyone they’ve met, and your home is a bastion of peace, harmony, and good will. Best of all, your homeschooling experience has been the most rewarding and inspiring era of your life, and you’ve never doubted your calling for even a moment. See? I told you that you have nothing in common with me.

    Me . . . well, my life has been slightly different. My leaf tends to get stuck against every wet rock of the stream, my steering has been out of alignment for as long as I can remember, and the road I am on has been steep, winding, and many times even closed ...
    Published on 01-23-2010 10:01 AM
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    Copied with permission from the blog: Rational Jenn


    So here's a surprising development: Morgan has a perfectionist streak that is driving us both crazy!


    Now I am myself what you might consider a Reformed Perfectionist, so I understand her feelings. I reformed myself though, when it became clear to me that my perfectionism-which I had always regarded as a good thing-was actually a paralyzing force in my life. If I couldn't do something perfectly, then why bother even attempting it? Consequently, the things in my life-my ...
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