My friend said it was the Mondayest Tuesday ever, and I agree. We were supposed to go visit my parents, but they had an unexpected event come up and so that got canceled. Instead, I made the kids pancakes, which they all ate until they were stuffed. We had a semi-relaxed day learning about sign … [Read more…]
W States Not only did we wrap up the W states in quick order on Monday and Tuesday, we also quickly went over elections and what they mean. The kids did big packets over the rest of the week, finishing up by learning things like abbreviations (and using them) and doing age appropriate worksheets. This … [Read more…]
Saturday we played outside for a bit in the fresh air. Note that everything in the background is still green, and it’s November. The first good frosts have just started to hit, and it’s going to warm up into the 70’s next week. Crazy. Our kids are allowed to climb on anything they can get … [Read more…]
Today we celebrated our second annual big sister day. It was not as glorious as I would like, because it coincided with when a bunch of things were closed for veterans day, but we made the best of it! We ran errands, spent a bunch of time at the store looking at things, and got … [Read more…]
So we spent most of Wednesday in complete shock. The funding got pulled from our library and the Presidential bid was a total race to the finish. We have no idea how to feel. Finding the words to speak to my kids regarding both issues was just very difficult and draining.
2016 Election Too Close To Call Right now. Nauseated. They’re saying 2016 Election Too Close To Call. The swing states are swinging. My friends abroad are terrified. Global stock markets are plummeting. Fear is everywhere. Fear is the word of the hour. I have no idea what is going to be happening with our library. … [Read more…]
Book Review: Hungry Heart This is perhaps my favorite quote from this brand new autobiography. This is a book review: Hungry Heart. In it she tells about how her life led her to college, to being a stay at home mom, and back to work again. It tells about her struggles with weight, insecurity stemming … [Read more…]
Is it too soon for Christmas? Every year items appear in stores a bit sooner. We went to the megamart the other day and the Halloween clearance (and fall for that matter) was already 75% off and squished into a tiny section. Christmas was already set. I did find a cool Snoopy Scarecrow that I … [Read more…]