Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Questions…Summer Schedules…and More

Questions and More Questions Emily likes to ask me questions in the car. LOTS of them. As a result, I take wrong exits, struggle to stay focused on the road, and have insisted that she keep a pad of paper … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Early

To start thinking about summer activities. Here’s a great source for free activities for the younger ones… Mid-Continent Public Library’s Calendar of Events. Get signed up now!

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What Can’t Be Made Into a Song?

I am notorious for breaking into song at the odd moment, usually with ad-libbed verses. Danielle once observed, “Mom, you are the only one I know who would sing about not being able to find the exit to a parking … Continue reading

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Are You a Super Mommy?

I get the line, “Wow, you sure are busy,” a lot of the time. And you know what? I am. And I’m not. Both at the same time. I’m just a pile of contradictions. The reality is that I get … Continue reading

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Playful Learning Follow-Up

I wanted to follow up on my post the other day. I have uploaded more apps to the Kurio and tried out one of the activities in the Playful Learning book. Kurio Fun My addiction to Where’s My Water? is … Continue reading

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Well…She Made Me Laugh…

Emily has been attending homeschool p.e. at the local community center for several months now. Attendance has waned during the summer months, and the last two classes have only included one other child, a boy a year or so older … Continue reading

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The Summer Reading Yields Several Very Interesting Books

Each year the Mid-Continent Public Library holds the Summer Reading Program. I love it – an excuse to read even MORE books! For every 24 books we read, Emily earns a free book. Up to three reading incentives are passed … Continue reading

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A Visit to Poplar Heights Farm

This past Sunday we drove down to Butler Missouri to Poplar Heights Farm to attend the Poplar Heights Summer Festival. I had forgotten that Butler is also the home of one of my favorite science fiction authors Robert Heinlein. I … Continue reading

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Making the Front Yard Fun Too

Maybe you read my other blog, The Deadly Nightshade, and maybe not. That’s cool, either way. There are a lot of crossovers between these two blogs because, after all, both homeschooling and permaculture/green living are a chosen lifestyle. In my … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun

We had plenty of fun this weekend at Jiggle Jam and a bbq with friends. Here are some of the pictures. Emily was immediately drawn to this tent where they were blowing bubbles… Really, who can resist bubbles? At another … Continue reading

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