I have been coming across blogs here and there about the stress of having their children home for the summer months. And I can’t help but wonder why. Summer is such a wonderful time of the year. There is so much to do. Homeschooling changes your view on things.
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Added by Zoila Nusbaum on July 8, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments
I have been working hard to get myself organized. So far, I’ve gotten the kitchen(mostly done), the living room done, and our lil’ homeschool/therapy room. Actually the boys spend most of their day in here. We do all their therapy in this room, ALL their Legos, and of course our schooling.
Homeschooling can be very expense & so is Autism, diabetes, pacemaker, & hypothyroidism. Mix it all up, and we are constantly broke. We are constantly thinking out the box, and looking to…Continue
Added by Zoila Nusbaum on July 6, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments
We all know going back to school isn’t the most exciting part of any student’s school year. Of course we also know that once they get back in the groove of school work, football games, and friends the anxiety settles down. The best way you can help them head back to school as a parent is to jump in there with them and make it fun.
Here are 5 ideas to help kick-start their school year
1. Back to School…Continue
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The house is still. The only noise I hear is the hum of the refrigerator. I’m basking in the quiet and trying to make it last as long as I can. Because…today is the last day of school. A day I’ve been dreading more than a gynecological visit or a root canal.
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Last Friday was like any other day. The girls came home on the bus. They played outside until it started to get dark. We were all tired from the long week so we decided to have pizza for dinner. After dinner we watched a movie together, and then it was time for Hunter to go to bed. She went to her room, put on her pajamas and brushed her teeth. As she was leaning over to kiss us goodnight, I noticed something wrong. She had bangs where she didn’t have them…Continue
Added by Lanita Moss on April 18, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments
At the beginning of the school year, I was among the privileged few, allowed to walk into the classroom.
In the mornings, when I walked my son to school, we'd see parents dropping off their kids from their cars. But my son wasn't interested in that. He wanted me to park, to walk with him into the school, into the classroom. We held hands. He waved a sleepy goodbye.
By the beginning of the second semester, things had changed a bit. I still parked, but I had been relegated to the…Continue
Added by Diane Majeske on March 31, 2011 at 11:11pm — No Comments
The other morning, I awoke to a cold, rainy day. I got the kids off to school and made the long commute to my office via the staircase. I sat at my desk, my coffee in my hands and my feet propped up, listening to the rain. It was a few minutes before 7:00a and it was still dark outside. I knew any motivation I might have to get dressed and go to the gym was slowly fading away. I needed to do something to cheer me up a little, and to keep me from commuting back to my bedroom and crawling…Continue
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Saturday was Elliott’s basketball tournament. We live in a small town, so her tournament was not an all day, all weekend kind of event. There were only four teams in her league with a single elimination tournament. Being from a small town, every team had at least one of Elliott’s best friends on the roster. Since the start of the season, I think she had played each team at least four times, so she kind of knew what she was up against.
Added by Lanita Moss on February 28, 2011 at 8:28am — No Comments
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This is going to be a bit of a short post as I have once again been hit by the crazy stomach bug (my second this year already!) and even sitting here at the computer is taking up valuable energy. However, before I hop into bed I needed to comment on an article that caught my attention through the British Mummy Bloggers forum about one of the…Continue
Added by Sarah Winborn on February 7, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments
I am watching the great blizzard of 2011 raging outside my window. There is a fire in the fireplace, homemade salsa simmering on the stove, and a glass of Irish whiskey within reach. Life can’t get much better. I had nowhere I needed to be today, and I have an appointment tomorrow, but if I don’t make it, it’s OK.
School was closed today and it has already been cancelled for tomorrow. I don’t think the girls have gone to school for a full week since before Christmas. I am…Continue
Added by Lanita Moss on February 2, 2011 at 9:33am — No Comments
There were three things I promised myself I would never write about when I started my blog…first, I would never write about my mother…second, I would never write anything that would cost me a presidential election…and last, I would never write about sex.
Added by Lanita Moss on January 26, 2011 at 7:54am — No Comments
Yesterday, my daughter Mary, who is 22, and I took Sandor out to play tennis. I've always wanted a child to play tennis with and now my hopes lie with my youngest boy.
As a pre-teen, Mary tried to play tennis, and several other sports, but they were all miserable and almost embarrassing failures. We laughed and had fun on the court but she was a beautiful, smart, spaz who refused to even…Continue
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