Mother’s Day Edition 2017: Can you do these three things today?

I'm guessing it's coming as no surprise Mother's Day. Did you notice people started celebrating it on Facebook days ago. Here we are: Mother's Day. Today is a day to honor, celebrate, remember mothers. We buy them flowers, cards, candy, gifts, take her out to eat, and in church we ask them to stand while … Continue reading Mother’s Day Edition 2017: Can you do these three things today?

Wednesdays with Jillene: homophones, for the times you say one thing when really you should mean the other

Homophones are fun... and obnoxious. Great amusement can result from their intentional use and (often) unintended misuse. When it comes to learning spelling, homophones can be a source of intense frustration. For the purposes of understanding in the flow of conversation, homonyms are even worse. ho·mo·phone ˈhäməˌfōn,ˈhōməˌfōn/ noun each of two or more words having … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: homophones, for the times you say one thing when really you should mean the other

Wednesdays with Jillene: do you trust me?

My Ellie... Our type A, planner, organizer, have.to.know.how.everything.is.gonna.work.out little lady is having a rough go of being nine years old. Life is sure meeting her straight on with opportunities to stretch her character and grow in maturity... or not. It really is up to her and how she chooses to respond. Small interaction to show … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: do you trust me?