Jake volunteered with 4-H to help with VIP Day at the fair. VIP day is an opportunity to spend time interacting with children who have disabilities; making them and their families feel welcomed at the fair. He said he was very quiet but it was fun walking around with the girl he and his friend… Continue reading Day at the Fair
Last week the kids were at FCA Power Camp. This was Emmie’s first year (she did cheerleading) and Jake’s third year (he was on the sports media team). Each camper decides on a sport or activity that they want to do all week. They offer all kinds of sports. If I went to Power Camp… Continue reading Give me an F! Give me a C! Give me an A!
Jake is in a theater troupe for homeschoolers, and their production of Tale of Beauty and the Beast was last weekend. After auditions, he lacked some enthusiasm for the role he was assigned. He was going to play the part of the chair, which didn’t exactly sound exciting. But his attitude was awesome, and he… Continue reading Three Cheers for the Chair
Well, hello there. Dusting this old blog off tonight feels a little awkward. Before I say what I’ve said many, many times before and go on about how much I’ve missed blogging, I’ll just say OH HELLO! It’s been a while, hasn’t it?, give you a hug, and offer you some amazing leftover Halloween candy.… Continue reading Thankful and Grateful
Somehow almost 3 months have passed since I last wrote. My days and nights have been jam-packed, but I’ve missed blogging. The kids are growing up and I know I’ll forget the stories if I don’t write them down. Here’s a not-so-complete recap list o’ memories. 1. We survived another year of homeschooling! Jake finished… Continue reading Catching Up
Our schools are on Spring Break this week and usually we don’t take off from homeschooling, but the powers that be (viruses, check-ups, and a minor car accident) dictated that we would. While I stayed home on Easter, Mike and the kids were in a fender-bender in heavy traffic coming back at night from our… Continue reading Spring Break
Which one is better? Marvel or DC? As a mom of a 12-year old boy, I have overheard this being discussed in the most serious of nature. Sometimes it gets heated and the debate includes a lot of “dude! but…” exclamations. I cannot contribute much to the conversation. I just smile and nod. I think,… Continue reading There’s Always a Marvel/DC Debate