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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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
Bull’s B book was so much fun I decided to do another one. Focusing on the “b” sound for a week started to help him hear it in words he mispronounces so I decided to do a T book last … 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
Earlier this week the weather was warm and nice. S had an evening meeting so after dinner the children and I went to the little park across the street. It is almost impossible to take still photos of the big … Continue reading
Bull and I are continuing to work on learning to count to ten. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been using an apple tree theme to create a counting book for him. I pre-cut all the pieces during one … Continue reading
Bull is my most enthusiastic kitchen helper these days! Considering the amount of food he puts away at dinner this is probably a good thing! We joke that he’s going to have to get a job when he’s a teen … Continue reading
Bull and I have been enjoying doing some activities around the letter B. He’s fascinated by the alphabet right now and with his speech issues I’m looking for ways to concentrate on one sound for a while in hopes that … Continue reading
The past several days have been pretty and warmish. Warm enough to tempt us all outside, even Jack got to play on the porch in the sun! I’ve adjusted the schedule to make room-time later by two hours which gives … 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