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Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 5 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 4 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 3 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, Infant (b. 2012)
What We’re Reading
Preface to Bonhoeffer: The Man and Two of His Shorter Writings by John Godsey
- includes two short essays by Bonhoeffer
Eddie's Green Thumb by Carolyn Haywood
- the story of a boy's first garden and F's first independently read 'chapter book'
Annie Pat and Eddie by Carolyn Haywood
- Eddie's adventures continue on vacation at the seashore.
- Grab My Button Code!
TopicsAdvent Challenge chicken bones christian calendar Collects conversations with F conversations with Su cooking cooking with preschoolers Creating daily devotions Downloads Elementary Education F Feasts free play Gardening Heritage of Faith homeschool convention homeschooling housekeeping J jobs Lectionary Bookmark Life lifelong learning math readiness Multitudes on Monday organizing Praying the Psalms preschool education preschoolers Reflections Religious musings routine school readiness Science shedule spiritual formation stretching your food dollars Su teaching moments thanks training preschoolers W
Monthly Archives: December 2010
So what things are on my daily list of chores. Most of the first half hour or so of morning chore time is spent getting the children to do their stuff and teaching them how to do it. Then I’m … Continue reading
Routine daily chores are one of those things that I find very hard to accomplish. Partly this is because there are so many things I would rather do than housework and partly because getting preschoolers to do chores can be … Continue reading
Yup, just in time for W’s birthday next week we are predicted to have several snow falls. This is fitting since he was born after a day long struggle to get the van out of the lane at our old … Continue reading
About a month ago I adjusted the daily schedule to include reading aloud to all three children every day. This is a bit of a challenge as they are all at different cognitive and sitting still levels so the books … Continue reading
December sixth is the traditional Feast of St. Nicholas and we celebrated it in a quiet way. It probably would have been a bit more but I lost track of the dates and then some other things came up at … Continue reading
This year is very different for us in our celebration of the church year. For one thing the children are older now and able to ask questions and to participate in the celebrations. For another we’ve moved and changed churches … Continue reading