Monthly Archives: November 2012

Punk’d

This post is a guilty admission on my part.  It’s about one those little “pranks” we as parents can take on our trusting, innocent children. Look at my adorable girls here. (Picture taken circa last year sometime.)  My kiddos.  So … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Maestro Classics children’s music CD

I would really, really appreciate a set of Maestro Classics CDs this year!  They’ve been on my radar for awhile now…pretty much from the beginning days of my homeschooling journey.  Heck- I don’t think there are many homeschooling families who haven’t … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas is . . .

It’s that wonderful time of year!  Time to fill up my wishlist with all the homeschooling curricula and resources I can possibly think of in the hopes that Santa will add to my arsenal of educational materials.  (Well- that and maybe a … Continue reading

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Silly Sentences Sight-Word Flashcards

The following flashcard activity is geared for children that already know their alphabet and sounds for each letter.  Once my children are comfortable with their letter sounds I begin to intersperse questions into our day-to-day life.  You see the dog? … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – November 21, 2012

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Checking In

For the record, it’s 10:40 at night and I’ve spent the last two hours working simultaneously on two different, yet semi-related posts.  It gave me a headache and shortly thereafter I realized my eyes were getting droopy and my bed seemed … Continue reading

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Spelling Power!

As you can see from Mira’s cheesy, infectious grin- she was pretty darn excited to complete level 3 of All About Spelling.  I’ve blogged a bit about our progress with AAS and you can see those posts here.  If you haven’t heard … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Georgia O’Keeffe

{Drum roll please!} And now- the next installment of my Adventures in Art series!  Yes, yes- I realize it’s been a lengthy four months since my last art post.  I’m working on it though. That’s why I made it my … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I’m going to come right out and be completely honest. I’m totally bombing on this boot camp if I compare it to where I thought I would be. After last week’s wasted efforts to coordinate and plan out our art … Continue reading

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Get Out The Vote!

Forget about that other election and vote for something truly momentous without the constant barrage of negative campaigning and malicious mud-slinging.   In an effort to run a clean campaign I have opted out of buying a multi-million dollar TV/radio … Continue reading

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