family, humor

What you get for buying cheap

With Easter, a wedding and summer heat coming, my son was in need of a bit of a haircut. My husband, stylist that he is, pulled out the clippers. Yes, he does hair just about as well as he does lawns. See,a few minutes after he started clipping, the clippers died. The battery takes several hours to charge so he…

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On blogging, dirty laundry and respect

Penny Raine recently posted a nice entry on Respectful Mom Blogging, citing some of her concerns she has with blogs which perhaps reveal too much about the young children placed in our care and the “dirty laundry” some seem to feel compelled to air.  It’s good advice, but I stumble over a couple of the “rules.” I don’t share a…

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family, homeschooling

Homeschooling family values

Just after Thanksgiving, my dad hurt his back.  Small piece of advice: Never get injured over the holidays when your regular doctor just left the practice.  To make a long story short, he ended up losing feeling in his leg and by the time someone finally saw him, the doctor was upset he hadn’t been immediately admitted to the emergency…

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family, homeschooling

School room of my dreams

It has been awhile since I have shared much from our homeschool, so I thought I would participate in this week’s Heart Of The Matter meme and show you our school room.  Very elaborate and beautifully decorated, I am sure it will be the envy of homeschoolers the world over. First, we have the independent learning center.  This is where…

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