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Lovely Weekend by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I had a GREAT weekend. So great, as it happens, that I'm still kind of having it. What I mean is that it's taking me a longer time than usual to get back into my regular rou ... Read on »
On Knitting, CrossFitting, and How I'm Growing as a Person Here by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, you may or may not be aware that I have taken up two new obsessions hobbies over the last year. I started CrossFit in September 2010 and started knitting in November 201 ... Read on »
Time Travel Tuesday: On Problem-Solving and Choosing Battles and the Virtue of Independence by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Having more than one kid, I am constantly, constantly involved in helping them resolve conflicts. Constantly. In a way, this is an advantage of having more than one kid--the ... Read on »
This is My Life by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Aaaand, once again, Life gets in the way of Blogging! This is my life (in no particular order) Reading stuff to kids Helping kids spell stuff  Trying t ... Read on »
The One About the Shooting Range by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So as I mentioned the other day , Brendan and I took a gun safety class with Ryan at a local shooting range. I've never ever done anything like that before and I've been thi ... Read on »
Images from the Weekend by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We had a fun, busy weekend. Did you know that I routinely look forward to Monday mornings, because THAT'S WHEN I CAN SLEEP IN? That's the crazy life of a homeschooling mommy ... Read on »
Objectivist Round Up #222 by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Welcome to the 222nd edition of the Objectivist Round Up! 222--that's pretty awesome. Part of the reason I blog about Objectivism and organize this blog carnival i ... Read on »
Time Travel Tuesday: A Lesson in Rational Self-Interest by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Back in May, I wrote about an altercation between Morgan and Sean, and Morgan's tendency to give in to others for the sake of peace and quiet. I was thinking about this post ... Read on »
Journey Through the Week by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Morgan and I sat down together and made up a weekly routine for her homeschool studies. It was a fun experience and, with her permission, I wanted to share what we came up w ... Read on »
Parenting Thought of the Moment by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We had an experience last week, out in public, in which I was the recipient of compliments about my parenting, specifically about my "obedient" children. The person who prov ... Read on »
The One About The Standardized Test by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, last week, we finished up our first-ever state-mandated bout of homeschool standardized testing. It was an interesting experience all around. Okay, so the law in Geor ... Read on »
Random by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting In my never-ending quest to document the most trivial aspects of my life on this here blog, I present to you: A Snapshot Of Things Found In My Purse!  I KNOW! You're welc ... Read on »
One Year at CrossFit by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One year ago today, I went to my first CrossFit class at CrossFit Kennesaw . Even though I have a friend who has done CrossFit for years and led an introductory class at our ... Read on »
Time Travel Tuesday: Limiting Myself by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One of my favorite Positive Discipline Tool Cards is Decide What You Will Do. Really, it's my go-to parenting tool. I use it all the time, often in parenting situations wher ... Read on »
Podcast #21: When Temperaments Clash! by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Check out the line up for our latest thrilling episode! Situation of the Week (Jenn): Mutual Problem-Solving with a Babysitter Topic: When Temperaments C ... Read on »
What's What by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This is one of those posts where I just ramble on about what's been going on with the kids lately, primarily for my own amusement. And so I can remember this time in years t ... Read on »
Must. Share. Can't. Resist. by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I think every kid in the universe with a big head and wispy hair needs this shirt Don't you? Read on »
Preparing by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Okay, so this is the post where I out myself as a possible CrazyPerson. (Enjoy!) I don't know if you've noticed, but the economy is kind of crap, and we've been enjoying ... Read on »
Stepping on the September Roller Coaster Of Awesome by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Am I really lazier in the summer, or are there really that many more fun things to do in the fall? Here's my schedule for the next week Today: Homeschool Day at the C ... Read on »
Time Travel Tuesday: Assume Positive Intent by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I mentioned this post yesterday, and since Assume Positive Intent is on my mind, I thought I'd feature it for my TTT post. Back to these kids and their misbehaviors. Or ... Read on »