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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: June 2012
With a beach trip at the beginning of the week and doctor’s appointments at the end of the week we haven’t done much in terms of school this week. We did manage to do a little bit of geography while … Continue reading
With the temperature soaring to over 100 degrees we are sticking close to home today. I actually talked S into taking the car rather than riding his bike to work today! F and Su went out to ride bikes for … Continue reading
What could be more pleasant than a quick (2.5 day) trip to the beach with my brother and his family before he moves on to his next posting (army)? Just throw a few things in the car, drive five hours … Continue reading
Some days don’t begin so well…. Yesterday actually started going badly about 10:30 on Wednesday night when Su came and climbed into bed with us. Usually this means she’s had a bad dream. She comes in, snuggles for a few … Continue reading
This summer we’re studying the 50 states using the United States Coloring Book from Rod and Staff Publishers and a couple of workbooks (one first grade level for Su and a second grade level one for F) I picked up … Continue reading
As I said yesterday I have a great deal to process and think about after having attending the Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) Convention last weekend. I thought I’d start with a brief mention of some of the blessings … Continue reading
I have so much to say and think about I thought I’d just pop in a short post whet your appetites… Recently (last weekend) attended the annual homeschool convention put on by our state organization. After two days of looking … Continue reading
It’s a little hard to see but F has taken to cycling while wearing a cape! Every chance he has he’s out on his bike! Su’s bike is broken at the moment (and she’s not as good a rider yet) … Continue reading