Half way

A few weeks before Christmas break, I told my daughter we were going to do some flash cards to review her math facts. Up until that point, she had been cruising through her facts and didn’t seem to need much extra review. “Oh, like when we used to...

Group therapy

I’ve been joking this fall that my Friday mornings are like group therapy for home school moms. Honestly, Friday mornings have become the highlight of my week. The three big kids take their enrichment classes at co-op. I sit around with two of my favorite...

The Flood changed everything

The weather has been absolutely gorgeous here the past few days. I was going for a walk the other day and just soaking in the 74-degree temperature, the gentle breeze, the cloudless blue sky and the brightly-colored leaves on the trees. And I kept thinking about The...

Our new "school"

A lot of people have been asking us how our new school situation is going this year. We are six weeks into the year, and we are finally getting into a routine and figuring out how to get everything done. I definitely created some confusion back in August when I wrote...