Wrapping it up

It’s that time of year in a homeschooler’s world when they are ready for all the books to be put neatly away, for all the work to be stored appropriately, for the kids to score amazingly on their Woodcock-Johnson tests, for the school room to miraculously be organized and clean, and for no one to need the teacher for anything […]

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Sweet Ruby

I found this picture Ruby drew for me from MANY years ago.  If I had to guess, she was probably 5 or 6 when she drew this for me. I find it sweet and quite hysterical. Can you see the mom, that would be ME? She…that’s me…is knitting happily in a rocking chair.  This has never actually happened, so I […]

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Whole30: Round 1

Yesterday I finished 30 days of good eating. No sugar, no dairy, no grains, no legumes, no alcohol, no weighing yourself on the scale….among other things.  They say not to describe the plan with what you can NOT eat, but that is one way to explain it. We ate chicken, beef, pork, Brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, zucchini, butternut squash, […]

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Mother’s Day 2018

Today was a great Mother’s Day! I am not a fan of these holidays for some reason. I have no idea why exactly, but they just aren’t my favorite. I do enjoy the extra time with my family. Each kid wrote me a sweet note. Well, Ruby’s was extra sweet and long and specific. Molly’s was short and to the […]

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Doggy Daycare, anyone?

Rolo went to her first day of daycare. This totally cracks me up. Mack rode with me this morning to drop her off.  He was a very attentive “daddy.” Rolo was welcomed with her name on the board and smiling staff members that helped her get settled.   We could watch a DoggyCam from their website and see Rolo playing […]

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