Faith completed her third year book in the AWANA Truth and Training Club.
Joy completed her third and final Sparks book!
I was so proud of both girls who did the work and memorization completely on their own. It was a struggle in years past with lots of reminding . . . → Read More: AWANA Awards 2012
I’m linked with Outside Play and Heavenly Homemakers.
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Fail! I fail as a mom. I am not crafty. I do not sew. And I cannot even safety pin! My children had their spring program at the one day a week school they attend for homeschoolers. I was supposed to provide them with Biblical costumes. Me? Seriously? There is no where to buy costumes . . . → Read More: Trouble with Biblical Costumes
Look who had a birthday! It’s Dr. Suess! As I was planning what to do for my Mommy and Me date with Grace, I saw that the public library was having a Dr. Suess festival in honor of his birthday. I thought it was the perfect place so spend some time with my girl.
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Homeschooling has been an interesting experience. There are great times and hard times and well, really perplexing times.
Grace is a bright child so I didn’t anticipate any major challenges in teaching her kindergarten. But as usual when I least expect a challenge, there it is! When will I wizen up?
For a year and . . . → Read More: Learning Letters and Numbers
I was so happy to receive these kits for my three and five year olds as one of the prizes for winning the Funniest Homeschool Blog Award! My five-year-old Grace has been struggling with her handwriting more than I thought she would. These kits were exactly what I needed. Little Jason is loving getting to . . . → Read More: Fine Motor Skill Activity Kits from Fundanoodle
Grace was SO excited to finally get to take her turn. After hearing all about Joy’s date to IHop that was what she really wanted to do. She literally jumped up and down as we left and didn’t stop smiling or chattering the entire time. Grace is my middle child and boy does she . . . → Read More: IHop Date with Grace
What in this picture does not belong?
I was so excited to introduce our new baby to the kids. As they walked in with my parents and niece, I noticed one thing–A Halloween sweater? If I was going to be picky about what they wore to the hospital I could have . . . → Read More: Our First Family of Seven Photo
My daughter Joy purchased two balloon shape making kits with her AWANA bucks on store night. The first one she opened didn’t work. The little pump didn’t inflate the balloons. No problem, I reminded her that she bought two. I handed it to her as I prayed that the second one would work and it . . . → Read More: Put this on your blog Mom!
Sometimes the things your children say can just break your heart. When I was getting clothes out for the girls to wear to choir practice one Wednesday night, I pulled out a pair of jeans and a T-shirt for Joy. As I handed them to her she said, “Aw, I was hoping to wear something . . . → Read More: Learning from the Meanness of Others