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Donna Perugini Children's Author

Word Origin for Haywire

Word Origin for Haywire
January 6, 2015
Haywire Word Origin for Haywire "...and then everything went haywire!"   Ever hear a story with this phrase in it?  We all grow up more or less just understanding the word origin for haywire by the way it was used around us.  And it was used back in the 19th century with...
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A Shiny Reflection for 2015

A Shiny Reflection for 2015
December 30, 2014
Shiny Reflection Cloudy Mirror, No Shiny Reflection Our family shares one bathroom. There are four of us who use it currently (hopefully the fifth- a toddler- will be an active user soon). Whenever I clean the bathroom, my first stop is the cloudy mirror. Even if I don't ...
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Bringing Home a Grudge for Christmas?

Bringing Home a Grudge for Christmas?
December 23, 2014
Bringing any grudges home for Christmas? Bringing Home a Grudge for Christmas? Families members coming together for the Christmas season sometimes bring more than themselves.   Once you understand what a grudge is, you'll see what  memories and feelings...good...
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Christians, Santa Claus, Jesus

Christians, Santa Claus, Jesus
December 16, 2014
Christians, Santa Claus, Jesus Differences Among Christians Before I was a blogger (and hence immersed in the blogosphere), I was unaware of the immense diversity in the body of Christ. I had been a part of my own church for several years- the only church that I've ever...
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Reading to Young Children

Reading to Young Children
December 2, 2014
  Reading to Young Children (Pre-birth to age three) After learning I would become a mother, one of the first things I thought about was books! As an avid reader, I was eager to pass on my love of reading to my children. It seemed almost second nature to me to pic...
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Homeschooling as a Beginner

Homeschooling as a Beginner
November 18, 2014
Homeschooling as a Beginner:  Last week at the library, my children were playing when another mother struck up a conversation with me. "Do you homeschool?" It was earlier in the day, and my kids are seven, five and two. At least the seven-year old would normally be in s...
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Veterans We Thank You

Veterans We Thank You
November 11, 2014
Veterans We Thank You   Veterans, We Thank You! Our family has served in the military for quite a few generations.  My father, two uncles, my brothers, the elder brother's son and daughter, and our two sons.  We have so much to be thankful for but foremost is my f...
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