I’ve been thinking I should get more photos of M up on the blog, so last Saturday when he did his lab I pulled out the camera. We are going slowly through Algebra and Biology, partly because the paid classes Continue reading Fungus and Flu (they alliterate, no other connection)
I’m squishing half of American Government in for Matt this year, since we are up to the modern history. I kept seeing, “can you pass the US citizenship test,” on FB. Since the text book I bought for this section Continue reading Meme inspired homeschool
This afternoon we took a walk and climbed on things. As long as we have an earlier sunset, might as well get outside while we can. And they chased each other a lot. Whatever Matt can do, I will Continue reading Lovely Afternoon throwing Pinecones in the Woods
“And Yes, I give you permission to blog about this, Mom.” He said over his shoulder as he left to take his shower. Oh, yes. Blogging about homeschool life with teenagers, a thing I keep meaning to do as long Continue reading Matthew gave me a writing assignment 20 minutes ago
We had volunteered to help my Mom pass out invitations to the 4 Day Club she’s hosting in a neighborhood near her – which meant less time to clean house this morning. As we were discussing which chores to skip, Ben and Matt Continue reading Teenagers – my force multipliers
“I get it Mom, a phrase is a sub-sentence”
Benjamin and I attended the “Accepted Student Day” at Wentworth Institute of Technology on April 1. The MBTA station is about a 7 minute walk from our house. From there, the train took us to Ruggles station, only an 8 minute walk Continue reading DH Guest Post: Wentworth with Ben, SS ReedWreck Construction with M & K
M’s glasses disappeared sometime around the Good Friday Service, or maybe Saturday morning. Since he gets bad headaches without his glasses, I haven’t made him do school work this week. I’ve made him clean the house. That actually makes me Continue reading Has Anyone Seen M’s Glasses? We looked at the pond.
Several years ago, I bought M a carving knife from a nifty online store that carried left handed tools. I forget which one. It came from Japan – talk about mystique. But Dan thought we should wait a bit before handing Continue reading Wood Shaving in the Kitchen
You can see M’s team mates piloting their robot at 34:34, and Ben on the other side of the table working as a referee in black and white stripes, and a green and orange hood.
“Mom, there is a big difference between being mean and establishing boundaries.”