Talking to a 14 year old is like trying to have a conversation with someone who speaks only Japanese, and is very old, and has no memory or patience and also doesn’t like speaking to people EVER. Yesterday I was folding laundry, minding my own business, when Carsten walks out of her room and into … More Communication

Thursday Thoughts

WTF Lady? I got a manicure around 5pm yesterday. The cute little Asian Lady that sits in the desk next to my nail lady was staring at me at me for an uncomfortably long time. She finally said, you look so pretty! I said , oh! thank you! And THEN she said, And it’s so … More Thursday Thoughts


So, what do you do when you lose your leverage?  Because I am completely baffled. All of Cody’s life we have heard teacher after teacher tell us how smart he was.  But, it was always like this: “Cody is very smart, however he doesn’t apply himself.” or “Cody is very smart and does very well in … More Leverage