How I survived my first day!

I’d like to share what helped me survive the bouts of complaints that periodically spewed from my 4th grader or the demanding questions that came from my 5th grader or the spats over chores….

To Mentor or not to Mentor… just do it!!

This week marked the 2nd anniversary with myself as a "mentor" to someone else. (Notice how I said "this week"- I say that because I am LATE! It was Oct 25th that marked our anniversary but in order that I wouldn't be late I said 'this week'! I covered that up well, didn't I??? You…