Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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This post contains affiliate links. Your purchases help feed our book habit! Thank you. The librarians at our local system are highly amused by how often we visit and how many books we take home. My card pretty … Continue reading
This post contains affiliate links. Bull is all boy and lately he’s been completely fascinated by trucks of all kinds. When they started building a new house on our street that fascination became an obsession with all things construction, and … Continue reading
Backstory: The Just So Stories are a great favorite around here and the Elephant’s Child is probably the one we love the most. Bull thinks it’s very funny for me to pretend to be the crocodile and (gently) bite his … Continue reading
One of the first teaching jobs I had was as a reading tutor. I worked with several little boys who all had speech difficulties that had hindered their ability to read. All of them were receiving speech therapy and my … Continue reading
In the evening when S comes home he often asks the children individually about their day. Buggle and Mouse always have plenty to say but Bull often responds to “What did you do today?” with “I don’t ’emember.” I hadn’t … Continue reading
School this fall has been a bit up and down. We got started nicely towards the end of August but then had a series of out-of-town trips, followed by a massive reorganizing project that took over our lives for about … Continue reading
Last night I was folding laundry, while S (who had come home a little early) made supper. F was still working on his chores but Su had finished hers and came to me with the inevitable “What can I do?”. … Continue reading