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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: July 2011
It’s funny the way we usually think of danger as coming from outside ourselves and our group. It must be the “other” that is responsible for harming us, or harming those close to us…and that is often true. I think … Continue reading
Well another month has flown by and it’s time to re-evaluate and figure out what I’m doing next. Yesterday I sat down and planned out a good bit of our second session of school which will start at the end … Continue reading
One of the things that we all know from watching our children is that walking takes a lot of practice. Toddlers get up, take a step, and fall down over and over, and preschoolers also take their share of tumbles … Continue reading
Here lately it’s been very warm. Tempers have been short, and energy levels low. I’ve tended to do OK in the mornings but by around 4pm I’m looking longingly at the clock and thinking about bedtime! Here’s a few of … Continue reading
A while back I posted about how frustrating my laundry routine was and how much trouble I have getting the laundry done. I thought I should update you on how it’s going these days… I’ve started putting a load on … Continue reading
Which is better? Memory 1: When I was little Papa worked all the time and we hardly ever saw him. When we did see him he was tired and stressed and we were cranky and ready for bed. I feel … Continue reading