We are getting socked in today. The boys just asked if they could come in from their outside time early, and they were well bundled up. After they clear the steps off, I’ll let them in. M had no outside Continue reading Serious Snow Today
The Carnival of Homeschooling is up at Practical Homeschooling. I have an article in it.
A few years ago, a post on the Miquon-Key to math group led me to a link forThe Cuisenaire Activity and Exploration Book Miranda Hughes just re-posted it today so you can get a copy of it and the cards Continue reading Cuisenart Rod Games for Pre-Schoolers
We decided not to switch the living room and study after all: the sound of the movies would keep the children awake. As it is when we watch grown up movies after bedtime, the kids call down the hall, "That Continue reading Study/workshop edited hooray!
(Note: I now have a Knitting Design Blog with this information in a tidier format at http://www.christineguestdesigns.com/blog/ring-cables/ July 24, 2015) I think that the closed ring designs in Barbara G Walker’s Charted Knitting Designs are ingenious. I’m a bit surprised Continue reading Christmas Tree Increases – a variation on Barbara G Walker’s technique for increasing in one stitch.
You have eaten cheerios, banana, bits of toast and even some smoked salmon. You tried to feed the fish to Daddy though. You pull up to standing and can creep along a wall very well. You have answered questions by Continue reading Update on my Girl’s Achievements
Last week it looked like my Mom was going to be away during Christmas to help out my Aunt who’d just come home from surgery. But unfortunately my Aunt had a relaps, so she is back in the hospital. But Continue reading Tree Up at my Mom’s House
How much time my kids spend with my DH!
"It’s like some big machine is shooting sugar at us!"
More than a decade ago I lent out my copy of "The Children’s Hour: Along Blaized Trails," a volume of the anthology of children’s stories my grandparents bought along with their encyclopedia; we called them "The Red Books." It suffered Continue reading I found the missing volume!
The "PC" version: We believe in preserving the environment through grassroots recycling efforts; recycling, repairing, and reusing electronic waste products. The "Non-PC" version "We enjoy finding cool electronic gadgets in the trash and fixing them!"
All right, All right! I’ll talk. I’ll say I am guilty. Where is the paper? I’ll sign. What to know the names of my confederates? I don’t have any but I’ll make them up. Who-ever ordered me to be Continue reading When the Baby won’t (can’t?) Sleep…