US History – small boy edition

Yesterday the kids were apparently acting out some mutated version of what Hanna has been learning about in US History. Working in the kitchen, I tried to listen in but all I could discern was…

Questions, questions

5 minutes.  3 kids.  Infinite question possibilities.   Take for example the following questions, asked by the redhead.  The format was: 1.)  Ask question.  2.)  Pause ever so briefly for the answer.  When the answer is…

Veggies – Pt. 2

Me: Ems, what does this note mean? (show small red-headed girl THIS plea for help) Ems: Well (squirming slightly as if recalling something unpleasant) it was a dream. (More hesitation) They were all being ….

Pixie Dust

There are definitely days when I wish I saw things more like my 7 year old! I will never see my pumpkin candle-holder quite the same way again thanks to the fact that for over…

Processing, or attempting to. . .

This summer has been incredible.  I really don’t know how else to describe it yet.  It was a good summer, but it was not without its difficulties.  One might say that often times in life…