W.E.I.R.D.

We made a quick trek up to Spearfish today on an errand for Jac. “If you go potty and find your shoes right now, we can listen to The Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness on the way AND go to the park when we’re there.” There was a mad scramble while...
The King

The King

Lucy is in the Sing All the Time stage and it’s fantastic.  Do I wish she had more depth to her repetoire or that the refrains she repeats over and over and over weren’t so dang catchy? Yes, yes I do.  I don’t know anyone who wants to wake up in the...
Calculations

Calculations

You know what I worry about?  No, no, no, that list is far too long and complicated to even begin.  Let me clarify: you know what I worry about regarding homeschool socialization?  School can be a brutal place where one learns quick about conformity.  We all are well...
All Fun and Games

All Fun and Games

The kids like to play a game that might be called, “Catch Phrase.” Not that Catch Phrase.  No, this is naming a person they know (or pretend they know.  Like a cartoon character. #homeschoolweirdies) and then trying to list their catchphrases. It’s...
Pínch olé

Pínch olé

When a homeschooled Mexican meets a word they don’t know . . . “Hey, mom, those “píncholé” cards are CRAZY. There’s a ton of kings, queens, jacks . . .” At this point I realized what he was talking about and couldn’t breathe...
Girls, Girls, Girls

Girls, Girls, Girls

And just when we thought we could embrace “normal,” we sent the boys off to Totus Tuus for the week. *sigh* Im glad it’s Friday. Im also glad for this “girls week.” Somewhere along the way I picked up the idea that a group of girls is...