Category Archives: homeschooling

kites with kids: a simple how-to

We had our Valentine’s Day banner up embarrassingly late this year. But the Kindergarten teacher in me did not want to take it down leaving a blank wall. So, it remained in place, until this week, when Andrew and I … Continue reading

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little book

I have been meaning to do this for a while. Andrew has all of these new interests and I keep meaning to take some photos and record parts of his little life right now. I was thinking I would just … Continue reading

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quick and easy

This morning Andrew and I made some play dough! I used this recipe all of the time when I was teaching and it really makes a nice, smooth dough. We tried to make it red, but settled with more pink! … Continue reading

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pie, pieces and paint

First up: mini pecan pies. So, in the cookbook I always talk about there is this recipe for pecan pie bars. It’s basically a shortbread crust with pecan pie filling smeared on top. But, as sometimes I just aim to … Continue reading

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Trains and Paint

Sometimes it amazes me that I conceived and gave birth to a kid that is not crafty. He loves Mommy School except when he is asked to pick up a pencil or crayon or marker and draw on paper. He … Continue reading

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sometimes it just comes together.

I’ve been wanting to make Andrew some little books to use in Mommy School. But I didn’t really know how to do it. Or what to write. Or how to illustrate them. And little by little this idea unfolded. I … Continue reading

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a peek at Mommy School

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three things

1. We made Popcorn Bread today. So fun. So yummy. 2. Andrew and I (and by ‘Andrew and I’, I really mean I) rewrote the song “Another One Bites The Dust” into a clean up song. Same tune but we … Continue reading

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preschool

As kids head off to school this fall, and first day of school photos are taken, and first day of school scrapbook pages are planned and executed, Andrew and I are having our own first day of school. It was … Continue reading

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