This week we showed the boys the old Journey to the Center of the Earth. Paul is in the middle of reading it as their read aloud right now, and we thought it would be a fun movie to show them while the
The boys have been soaking up our last week of the neighborhood pool being open and I have been perusing magazines and old cookbooks, growing my collection of must-try recipes. It is a win-win for all.
August's habit has been observation - a timely and very practical habit! With our household of company the boys were able to observe needs that they could meet. With our travels they were able to observe
Something new that I want to introduce to our daily education is getting the kids online with an intentional use of You Tube videos. I have themed each day of the week, keeping that theme throughout the
We missed a few weeks of family night - Paul was out of town and then we took a week long family vacation - which technically could have counted as "family night" but seemed a bit cheesy.
I was sent Studies in World History volume 1 written by Dr James Stobaugh as part of the Mom's of Master books review team. While the book is intended for Jr High students I was interested in reviewing
We stood in a long line, empty bellies waiting to be filled, their boyish whistling tunes passing the time. The man in front of us turned and smiled bright; "Your whistling makes me feel brave and like
Years ago we encouraged the boys to be saving for big activities that caught their attention - they have saved for a waterpark, Lego land Atlanta, and we just got back from their latest (and biggest!)
Our habit for July was usefulness, and while we didn't come close to tackling the quotes I had collected for memory and copy work we did spend time talking about them and have had a good month looking
Deep rooted friendships are a very special gift, and I have been experiencing the joys and sorrows of it the past few weeks.
My heart is full and hurting and content and aching ... I don't know