When I was in elementary school, I had a music teacher named Mrs. DeRouville. I loved that woman, and in my adulthood, when I remember her, I elevate her even to the status of a saint. She must have been! How else could a single woman have taught hundreds of unruly schoolchildren each year to […]

Kid Quote

Penelope: What’s a pommel? Megan: It’s the thing that sticks up on the front of a saddle. Me: William the Conqueror was killed by a pommel.  He was thrown from his horse and he hit that pommel so hard, he died from the internal injuries. Brenna, in shock: Is Mama spouting historical facts?! Because, yeah, […]