Category Archives: Quotes

The Things You Say As a Mom

Sometimes I am amazed to hear the things that come out of my mouth as a mom. For example: Jason, please stop eating Kyle’s legos… What makes it even more wonderful is that this is the second night that I … Continue reading

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Living Forever

OK, so I got a real kick out of this one… Write a wise saying and your name will live forever. – Anonymous

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Satisfaction

I came across this quote in my morning reading and wanted to capture it here: Meditation is a process of lightening up, of trusting the basic goodness of what we have and who we are, and of realizing that any … Continue reading

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The Things You Hear as a Mom

When asked why he was sitting on the floor whining, Kyle responded: It is only because Jason dropped the dog on me… (and yes, he was talking about Ellie…)

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Being in Harmony

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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Deadlines

I saw this quote in a sig line on one of my email lists: I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. – Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt I can definitely relate. I … Continue reading

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Where’s Ben When You Need Him?

When I read things like this, I really wish that Benjamin Franklin was still around to remind us that: Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. I find it … Continue reading

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It Is All About the Journey

I was looking for a quote for an article I am writing for the next VaHomeschoolers newsletter and came across the following: Someone has well said, “Success is a journey, not a destination.” Happiness is to be found along the … Continue reading

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E.B. White Quote

I saw this quote in someone’s signature line: I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult. – E. B. White

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Mystery Solved

I first heard the Throwing Marshmallows quote after which this blog is named when I was reading the Unschooling.com bulletin boards years ago. I loved it and asked the author if I could use it as my signature line. She … Continue reading

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Wasted Time

I read this quote today and it stuck with me… “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Bertrand Russel

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Being attacked by many days at once

“I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.”– Ashleigh Brilliant I saw this quote over at Brave Writer and what can I say, it spoke to me. On a couple of … Continue reading

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Cute Kyle Quote

Said when looking for a snack to tide him over before dinner: Mommy…I need something to appetize me! Gotta love those 6 year olds! ~Stephanie

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Educational Emergencies

My friend Shay Seaborne likes to say this and I find myself using it quite a bit when talking to new homeschoolers: There is no such thing as an educational emergency. Just a reminder to remember to relax and that … Continue reading

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