christmas: these are a few of my favourite things
christmas / family life / homeschooling

christmas: these are a few of my favourite things

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorites things” Somehow I know I’m going to see a television replay of the Sound of Music this Christmas season.  It shares the value of home and family. That we … Continue reading

family life

give a kid a pizza, feed him for a day; teach a kid to make a pizza, feed him for a lifetime

What’s your favourite fun food? I ask my husband who is a seasoned, fine dining connoisseur. His answer: peanut butter. As with all things on Fun Friday, food has got to be fun, but peanut butter is not on my schedule. On Fridays, the weekly schedule is finished, possibly even completed, and we’re settling into a … Continue reading

The post your kids will love: how to incorporate fun into your homeschool day
academics / family life

The post your kids will love: how to incorporate fun into your homeschool day

Since this is about halfway into the season of candy, from Halloween to Easter, why don’t we put all that brain-toasting, yet kid-appealing stuff to good use? And y’all know it’s the end of February and routine is getting a little too…well, routine. You’d think because I wasn’t directly responsible to anyone about the specifics of my … Continue reading