Tag Archives: preschoolers

Fine Motor Skills

One of the things that I have noticed about Bull is that he is much more athletic than the other two. This is a very good thing as his surgery at two months old severely effected his stomach muscle development … Continue reading

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Entertaining The (Almost) Toddler

One of the things that has been very different about homeschooling this year has been the addition of two little boys who don’t really do school! I do about a half-hour’s worth of work with Bull but Jack is obviously … Continue reading

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It ‘Nowed Last Night!

Bull woke us up at 6:20 this morning, bustling from his room to ours. “I need a diaper, I’m poopy.” S got up to change him and make the morning tea. About halfway down the stairs, Bull looked out of … Continue reading

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Preschool: Conversation Starters

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

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Jack:Eight Months

There really isn’t a whole lot to say here. He’s a joyful, cheerful baby who still doesn’t sleep through the night, eats everything I am willing to feed him, crawls and has started doing this: Pin It

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Pay-Off

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about needing to get back into a good chore routine and in particular needing to follow up and inspect to make sure the jobs were done well. I’ve been doing that for about … Continue reading

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Beginning Again: Preschool Part 2 (Five Little Ducks)

Part One One of the things I have come to realize about Bull’s learning style is that he is much more kinetic than his siblings. Although he was slow to crawl and walk due to stomach surgery at 2.5 months, … Continue reading

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Beginning Again: Preschool

It is constantly amazing to me how different the children are from one another! To be sure, there are a great many things that are remarkably similar and few people who looked at them would have any doubts that they … Continue reading

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Beginning Again:Chores and Inspections

The holidays are finally over, we’ve had what I hope will be our only stomach bug for this year (yes, even the baby), and it’s time to get back into the swing of school and chores. I did a little … Continue reading

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What W does for/during School

One of the things that has been different about this school year is having both students who need to really work and concentrate and a preschooler! In previous years we have just done difficult work while the youngest ones were … Continue reading

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