Happy Birthday, Chad! It’s a day early, but any day is a great day to celebrate you!
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More than a tradition
I don’t really have a hard-and-fast rule about when we’re “allowed” to start listening to Christmas music around here, but I realized last night that for me, the Christmas season really starts on the night we pack up our boxes for Operation Christmas Child. As we fill boxes with a crazy assortment of items — from necessities like toothbrushes and socks…
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
Homeschooling is a funny thing. It reveals the many dates, concepts, terms, and facts that either I didn’t learn or quickly forgot when I was a kid. Yes, even when it comes to third-grade material. We’ve been learning about rocks this week: igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks. I’m sure I learned these categories when I was in elementary school,…
A simple errand
When we decided to homeschool L., I thought about a lot of things. I thought about the time I had available, which obligations I needed to cut, and how we would structure our days. I thought about how my introversion would impact homeschooling, and how we could compensate for my hermit-like habits. I thought way too much about curriculum choices….
Composed…for the moment
There’s always so much pressure when starting a blog. I feel like my first post should be VERY PROFOUND. Or VERY ENTERTAINING. Or VERY…something. But right now, I don’t have much “very” to share. So I’ll just kind of jump in with a rambling post and hope for the best. I’ve started my fair share of blogs. I even had a…