I’ve disappeared from blogging for quite a while – much longer than I anticipated after the birth of our 6th baby. I’m going to slowly ease back into some semblance of a blogging routine. However, I’ll admit that I’m not very motivated at the moment. Why? Because this homeschool year is HARD! Let meRead more
I’ve been taking a bit of a blog break lately and I have a very good reason…. Meet our newest student! She joined us early in the morning on Easter and has been keeping us busy ever since. I still haven’t chosen a blog name for this little Easter baby. I’m working on that. IfRead more
I have been suffering from decision fatigue lately and I’ve bet you’ve suffered from it a time or two (or four or ten). What is it? It’s the inability to make more decisions because you have already made so many that you are tired and overwhelmed. Basically, it renders you unable to makeRead more
This story actually happened months ago. But it’s only just now that I can laugh about it – well, sort of laugh about it. It was definitely not funny at the time. In fact, as I look back I’m not sure how I survived those 24 hours. Survive we did, and a few weeks laterRead more
Do you take review years in your homeschool? We do! There is no shame in taking some time to review. Some years you just need to backtrack and work on important skills. You are not getting behind or forfeiting progress. You are building a solid foundation in the basics before you move forward. A fewRead more
I haven’t blogged many personal details about our family lately. We’ve been busy with moving and now getting ready for the new baby. Things have been crazy!! And I’ve mainly chatted with you about curriculum or other homeschool topics. But today I’m blogging about Curly – my oldest girl who is now 10. Back inRead more
Would you like a glimpse into our homeschool life and daily routine? Let me recap a fairly typical Monday in our homeschool. 5:45 AM – I stumble out of bed and put on some fuzzy socks to go with my pj’s. I head to the basement with a cup of hot tea. 6:00 AM –Read more
We had our ultrasound this week! What are we having?? Now to think about names!
I was the center of attention and the topic of conversation at the park today. And it wasn’t in a good way. In fact, I was living one of my parenting nightmares. You know all those things that you say you’ll never, ever do as a parent? Those behaviors that your future children willRead more
Yes, we are getting a new student here at Lextin. When? April Fools Day Nope. That’s not a joke! Our little one will arrive in the spring. We are excited! Now I have to think of a new blog nickname for the little munchkin.