Category Archives: Humor

It’s Like They Were Double-Killed!

I haven’t had much to say about homeschooling recently because my husband Dave has been leading the charge. Every weekday morning he sits down with Em and goes through Math, Social Studies, spelling, and more. They have really been flying … Continue reading

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There Are No Straight Lines

Shall I describe my morning to you? It started with… researching commissary medical care with a doctor in Topeka, then delved into opossum etymology and behaviors (we caught one in the chicken coop last night), checking the score on the … Continue reading

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Narcoleptic Tourette’s and…

I’ve got a couple of odd/funny things to share with all of you… Narcoleptic Tourette’s Since my eldest was around eight years old, I have found myself affected by the weirdest condition… When I read out loud, either to her … Continue reading

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A Couple of Links

In a couple of hours, Em will be boarding a plane for San Francisco to visit her grandparents. She will be gone until late next Thursday and I realized it will be the longest we have been away from her … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff, Adventures in Reading

Funny Things Kids Say A few nights ago, torrential rains had moved in, soaking the ground, flooding the streets. And in the morning it wasn’t much better. We had a puppet show to attend at 9:45, about a half hour away, … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff … and More Literacy!

For those of you not following me on Bubblews, here is the latest and greatest … I Tried to Give It CPR I decided that I would stay at home today and not bop about. Sometimes it feels as if … Continue reading

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Serious Stuff and Funny Stuff

First the funny stuff… We have six little chicks in our basement right now and Emily suggested we take a picture of her with them. Well, one in particular. “Mama, take a picture that looks like I’m about to eat … Continue reading

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I Learned All About Killing Chickens from Your 7-Year-Old

There are some days when I am very, very thankful that I hang with a bunch of laid-back homeschool, granola-crunching moms and teachers. If my child were in public school, I sort of have to wonder if they would be … Continue reading

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Fitting In – Sometimes It Takes Seaweed

While we remain unschoolers – Emily has begun to go to a Waldorf school for four hours each Friday. This began the first Friday in January and she was so very excited to attend! After the third session, however, she … Continue reading

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The Funny Things Kids Say

Last night as we left the house to go get some dinner, my husband noticed the gas tank was on empty. So we headed over to the gas station and he got out to fill up the tank. While we … Continue reading

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