Tag Archives: homeschooling

Soccer Mom

A few years back there seemed to be a brand applied to any woman driving a mini-van with a load of kids and sports gear in the back.      She was termed a “soccer mom”.     Any time I hear the words … Continue reading

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New School Year

Next Monday will be a big day  in this  household.   This upcoming school year begins Cristin’s freshman year of homeschooling.    I’ve been planning this year for the better part of a week.    I’ve ordered brand new books from Amazon.   I’ve … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge

According to the dictionary, “hodgepodge” means  a conglomeration, miscellany, muddle, or mess.      That’s what you can expect in this post.   A muddle of life at our house over the last week.   Also, I have been experiencing a lull in my … Continue reading

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Proud

Chance is taking an afternoon carpentry class at Vo-tech.   He came home from Tech today with a brand new tool belt.  He told his dad and me that he “won” it.     I asked him how he did this.     He said … Continue reading

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How Do I….

I’m sitting outside on my front porch enjoying the cool breeze.   I’m watching my neighbor mow his yard.   My cat is lying under my feet flopping her tail up and down on my foot.   The sunshine is outstanding. I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Enchiladas

Before I get on with the story about the two enchiladas, I have a few family updates.    My son is remodeling the other bathroom.   He did a great job on the first bathroom so he has bathroom number 2 torn … Continue reading

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First Day of Our Homeschooling Year

Today was the first day of  our school year.     Overall, it went quite well.    Cristin probably would not admit it, but I think she was excited about getting started.   She is maturing and becoming much easier to teach.   After a … Continue reading

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