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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 and ask yourself, “If there was an emergency and I really needed someone, how many of these people would I feel comfortable calling?”? Bottom line? Most are acquaintances…not …

#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 …

Not Impressed

I am so bummed. 🙁 This past Friday & Saturday we attended the FPEA homeschool convention here in Florida. It was our 3rd FPEA convention. My overall feeling…Not Impressed…at all. At least, compared to the last two conventions. The first year we went to the convention our kids were still …

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 was wrong. I told the kids to take their dinner plates to the table…then, while making a plate for me & Jerry, I hear a huge crash…a plate …

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 from. Some questions you might be asking yourself are: Should we buy a whole curriculum? Is there money for a whole curriculum? Should we make our own curriculum? Will the curriculum …

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 a classroom full of children the same age. In a way that puts limits on socialization. Here is something to think about, your kids will reflect the people …

Kids at the Lake

Summer Break!

You might have noticed that I haven’t posted a homeschool blog lately. Or, maybe you haven’t noticed…but, whatever;) The kids and I have been working extra hard so we can finish early…and, we are SO CLOSE to being completely finished with our second year of homeschooling. Just one more week …