Summer Home School

Summer Home School

Summer and school can mix Well, Summer is finally here, the weather is perfect and the kids are out of school…well all except mine! Our kids are attending Summer home school…and no it’s not because they were bad or didn’t grasp things during the school year. Much of it (not all) is for purely selfish reasons…let me explain… In previous years we have done a more traditional summer break and found that getting back on schedule was a nightmare (that doesn’t even cover it), and even though I consistently read to…

There won’t be enough time… it’s ok

There won’t be enough time… it’s ok

  I wake up, late, to a sink full of dishes, laundry in the washer, dryer and on the kitchen table and as I look around, I see a few (a colony of) dust bunnies poking their heads out at me. My kids are in mismatched pajamas, refusing their breakfast, while running up and down the stairs because they think having the dogs chase them is hilarious. My husband hasn’t been home in 2 days because of his job and our home is in the middle of remodeling so we work and…

Ghostly and Delicious Little Toes…Halloween crafts for kids!

Ghostly and Delicious Little Toes…Halloween crafts for kids!

  I love making art with my kid’s hand and foot prints, they are only small once and every year they grow. I can imagine someday my boys being men and showing their children how small their hand prints once were compared to the manly size they will become or my daughter tickling her daughter’s toes after showing her how tiny her mommy’s toes once were. Smile 🙂 Last year we made a family Halloween picture with our foot prints, yes when I say family I mean that the kids,…

They are growing up too fast

They are growing up too fast

They are growing up too fast…my husband and I catch ourselves saying that at least 3 times a week about our children, but in all honesty, it is very much true! I met my husband when his daughter was only 4 months old, she will be 11 soon, just started 5th grade and when we see her we can’t help but remember the chubby little thing she use to be. My oldest son is now 6, he was born 2 months early, was so small and when I see this tall,…