When I was carrying B, DH and I were living in Zion IL, and commuting respectively to Buffalo Grove and Grey’s Lake for work. We had one car, and were trying to get a few classes in at Trinity Seminary Continue reading The Lady with the Umbrella
It’s still raining, K is still sick, M is congested, but the pink eye has cleared up, making me think it was a temporary irritation, not a call Dr Mayer thing. The indoor life is beginning to wear thin. K Continue reading So, how is the pattern coming?
We declared school done a week ago. Last week I planned the big picture for the first 6th of everything, make a weekly calender book to write plans in, printed maps and worksheets to interleave…studied up on the Illustrated Wordless Continue reading Summer Vacation – this week.
I love this board, the lay out, the well designed tin box (that things actually fit in when you are done playing), the way it helped M get more comfortable with counting, and that my neighbors bought it for my Continue reading Why the Darling, Retro Shoots and Ladders game is going to the Salvation Army or at least camping out in the back hall closet for now
I’m not in a particularly liturgical church, but VBS seems sort of like Easter in some ways; you have to study and think about the gospel, do special shopping (balloons, object lessons, craft supplies) and there is a bit of Continue reading These weeks of preparation
Instructional Scope and Sequence for B: Bible B will be assigned portions of both the Old and New Testaments to read. Art B will work through several lessons from Feed My Sheep by Barry Stebbing. He may also take an Continue reading Scope and Sequence for B and M – if you are interested
Well, we decided that the last few grammar chapters, spelling assignments and writing tasks can just be picked up next year in the beginning – Next year is in two weeks. It’s not that I’m giving up (exactly) we needed Continue reading 6th Grade Declared Done
Hopefully this is not a sign of approaching doom. I’m working on my lesson prep for the upcoming Family Fun Fair – I get to teach the 5 different Bible lessons from CEF’s Illustrated Wordless Book – which means I Continue reading I’m feeling Happy and Clever
“Mom, how come stirring things cools them down, if heat is motion?”
In the print version, there is a beautiful photo of B playing his flute – but the online version used different photos, not that the other kids aren’t cute too! http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2010/08/09/attleboro/7784137.txt
My kids should sleep well tonight! We passed out 150 of these fliers (with the fair organizer’s permission of course) They saw cows, calves, rabbits, sheep, goats, dog, flowers, crafts, canned goods, and a camel. They bounced through a bouncy Continue reading Rehoboth Agricultural Fair
This morning DH apologized for not washing the dishes – which had not bothered me until he mentioned it. Funny how the attitude to inconvenience changes everything. When my little kids wandered though the colic, I was ashamed – that Continue reading Interesting Article by Ajith Fernando