Category: Homeschooling

First Field Trip of the School Year


Hello. Today has been a busy day. I got up early to go to the hospital to take pictures of a friend’s brand new baby. The new big brother was such a sweetheart to his little brother, giving kisses and loving on him without… Continue Reading “First Field Trip of the School Year”

Tired


Spent too much time in bed this morning, hoping my headache would go away. Long shower. 2 cups of coffee. Felt human again. Put on make-up. Felt like a woman. Late lunch. Did a little schoolwork. Gave math review lessons to Noah and Abbey… Continue Reading “Tired”

Poetry: Roald Dahl (again)


*As I was searching through my drafts pile, I found this old post from June 2011. That’s TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN. I have no idea why I didn’t post it. Here goes: The kids and I are still reading a bit of Vile Verses every… Continue Reading “Poetry: Roald Dahl (again)”

Our visit to Mt. Cheaha


Two of our children are taking Alabama History this year, and we’ve taken a few field trips for hands-on learning about our beautiful state. One of our trips was a visit to Alabama’s highest point, Mt. Cheaha. I had not visited Mt. Cheaha since… Continue Reading “Our visit to Mt. Cheaha”

This Post Began on Monday


Life, time, responsibilities are charging forward whether I want them to or not. Normally, I enjoy the organized chaos: the rush, the hurry, the chauffeuring, the abundance of activity. Today, however, I need things to slow down. Do you ever just need everything to stop… Continue Reading “This Post Began on Monday”

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