It's About Choice, and We're Choosing Public School Over Private School

Last summer, a neighbor and I were having a pleasant chat at the park while our kids were playing. She has two girls ages 8 and 10 who attend our neighborhood private school. She waxed eloquently about the benefits of said school (which I do not dispute), and assumed I was going to send my kids there too. When I casually replied that I was planning on sending my son and my daughter to the local public school, she went red in the face and started sputtering. She informed me that everyone in our part of the neighborhood sends their kids to the private school. I quite nicely said that I understand, but it’s important to us that we support the public school system....more
I love being able to jump on this dogpile. We decided to give our church's school a try when my ...more

Spring 2012 Interior Decor Trends

With the warm weather just around the corner, many of us are in the mood to do some spring cleaning and jazz up our homes for warmer weather. Here are some interior decor trends that are hot for your home for spring 2012....more