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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One of the traps of homeschooling is becoming so tied to what I’ve planned that I’m fretted and stressed if we don’t complete it in the time frame I’ve imagined (and it often is imaginary as planning rarely takes into … Continue reading
On this rainy Easter morning, I step outside to move my seedlings to their spot on the front porch for the day. The rain is dripping down steadily and I breathe deep. This is a spring rain and I haven’t … Continue reading
A beautiful spring day today and at least some of the children seem to be recovering. I take it as a good sign that Buggle wanted to go out and ride his bike even if it was only for about … Continue reading
Taking advantage of a few minutes of quiet here. Jack is asleep and the other three are resting/sleeping off the effects of yesterday’s stomach bug. I don’t think we’re out of the woods yet with that but at least no … Continue reading
Yesterday was kind of quiet. Bull started out the day with a massive pout because Mouse finished putting away the silverware before he finished putting away the plates and bowls. He then proceeded (before lunch) to fall off of his … Continue reading
Yesterday was snowy and muddy at the same time. The children went out for a bit but they got wet and then cold and came back in. I was tired and a bit cranky. Jack had gotten up at 5 … Continue reading
This past week seems to have flown by. The three oldest children started new PE classes on Wednesdays and Fridays (Ballet for Mouse on Wednesdays, while the boys take a kind of introduction to sports with balls, then Yoga for … Continue reading
Drove down to Kentucky last Monday and back yesterday- about a 10.5 hour drive one way, plus stops. Thanks to a friend who car-pooled with us both trips were remarkably smooth. Went swimming with S’s mother twice. First time I’ve … Continue reading
With only twenty-two days left until #4 makes his/her appearance, I’ve been slowing down while at the same time trying to get many things accomplished… Last weekend was our annual Easter Feast for which we cooked Turkey and Ham as … Continue reading