• Target, I Love You, But…

    Before you begin reading this blog there are a couple of things you should know: 1) Elijah is my son. He has a reading/reading comprehension disability. He also has dysgraphia. He can read…just not quickly. He hates to read though. He also hates to read about the same subject for …

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  • #SorryMom ~ #SorryDad

    Do you remember being young, getting into trouble, and hearing your mom or dad say, “I hope you have a child just…like…you when you grow up…”? Yeah, I heard that too…a lot! I guess the #momcurse really works. I’ve got a daughter just…like…me. Today, in between moments of mother/daughter battle of the …

  • Making Better Choices

    I don’t know about you, but, every time I hear news reports about chemicals in food, bathing products, and even suntan lotions, it freaks me out. What the hell am I giving my kids?! Over the past year I have made a few changes such as: “family cloth” (only my daughter and I use …

  • Cursive Writing

     I have decided that this summer my children will master cursive handwriting. I bought a cursive workbook for each of them a while back. (I’m too embarrassed to state how long ago.) Of course, with all of the other subjects they were studying I wasn’t pushy about finishing the workbook …

  • GUMBO

    I enjoy cooking ONE thing. And that’s GUMBO. Picture it…I’m in the kitchen minding my own business, listening to cajun & zydeco music, and having a beer all while making the roux for my gumbo. Then, my kids start acting up. If it were any other circumstance I would drop …

Friends? Or, Acquaintenances?

How many of your social media friends are actually…friends? Do you ever look at the number of “Friends” you have on FB …

No boys magazines

Target, I Love You, But…

Before you begin reading this blog there are a couple of things you should know: 1) Elijah is my son. He has …

#SorryMom ~ #SorryDad

Do you remember being young, getting into trouble, and hearing your mom or dad say, “I hope you have a child just…like…you when …

Making Better Choices

I don’t know about you, but, every time I hear news reports about chemicals in food, bathing products, and even suntan lotions, it …

Cursive Writing

 I have decided that this summer my children will master cursive handwriting. I bought a cursive workbook for each of them a …

GUMBO

I enjoy cooking ONE thing. And that’s GUMBO. Picture it…I’m in the kitchen minding my own business, listening to cajun & zydeco …

Not Impressed

I am so bummed. 🙁 This past Friday & Saturday we attended the FPEA homeschool convention here in Florida. It was our …

Wabi Sabi Kids At War…Never A Dull Moment

My kids have been fighting ALL DAY. I thought they were over their craziness and we would be able to have a nice dinner. I …

Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Choosing a curriculum can be a daunting task for some new homeschoolers. And, understandably so. There are so many options to choose …

What About Socialization?

What About Socialization? That is the number one question we hear as homeschoolers. Socialization is not just having your child sit in …