There’s a lot to be said for keeping your educational stuff handy and letting kids play with it. The science experiment kits are on top of the fridge so the kids don’t get them out without me, but the art Continue reading Strewing
This morning Ben found an e-mail from a friend that he’s been trying to visit with – and yes he is available to visit. Tonight. My house is not ready for company. Not even 15 year old company. I forgot Continue reading Sure, as long as I’m appreciated
Dan is bathing K, including getting the tangles out of her hair. The latter is epic. M and Ben are washing dishes – we had pizza tonight with gf crust (from healthy bread in 5 min a day, I’m out Continue reading Saturday Evening Chores
In the process of diagnosing my celiac, the gastroenterologist noticed that I have GERD. Now that I know it, I notice it too. And caffeine is indeed a trigger for me. No, not the coffee! Not the tea! And not Continue reading No, not the coffee!
Ben’s box of dissection samples arrived today. I decided to spread the curriculum bills out over the year by not buying them unit I needed them. I got the last family added to the co-op data base this morning, added Continue reading The box came
One bite at a time. I got the Carnival up (that was actually fun, I need to hang out with old, pretty photos more often). Today I dug through what the co-op adult’s preferences were for ‘chores,’ and made initial Continue reading How do you eat an elephant?
This is the time of year when my kids wish we didn’t school year round (we do take off August and most of December, and random days we are grumpy in February, and you get the idea.) My Domestic Church Continue reading The Carnival of Homeschooling: Floods and Picnics
Do you blog? Do you blog about family and education – or together in a homeschool? Please submit a post to the carnival of homeschooling, because I’m hosting it this week and the only submissions so far are from commercial Continue reading Homeschool blogging friends – please submit this week to the Carnival of Homeschooling
Dan and I got up to the session on insurance at Financial Peace university – Oh boy, that last video montage was a tear jerker. I’m not sure where all the papers are, though I think I know how many Continue reading We interrupt yesterday’s panic list with new projects
I need to phone M’s friends for a play date – they just moved a mile away from upstairs. The third floor is being re-painted and cleaned, anyone looking for a 4 bedroom in Attleboro? I hope you have kids. Continue reading Brain Overflow
You know those extra books in the Homeschooling catalogues? The ones I buy so I have something for me in the big box of curriculum the UPS guy drops off? A few years ago it was a paper engineering book Continue reading That’s My Girl
We had our planning meeting last Thursday night. I typed the family info, class info, and who was teaching the classes into the co-op data base. I “scheduled” the children into the classes by squinting at their names, ages and Continue reading Co-op schedule bounces