Homeschooling Without A Printer

When we finished Learning the Alphabet and Reading the Alphabet, I was looking at several weeks to fill before Rafe would be born. I didn’t want to start a new curriculum and then have to stop for a while. I also wanted to do something that wouldn’t require as much printing as the previous curricula …

{Currently} I’m A Zombie

It’s hard to believe that Rafe is already a month old. It felt like just the other day when I thought that my pregnancy would never end. Now, with one month gone, it looks like I may just survive being a mom of three. Rafe still seems so small, but he has already outgrown all …

How Can You Be Six Already?

Oh, Angie, how can you be six already? Just the other day – I mean, it was only yesterday, wasn’t it? – we were waiting for you to be born. And now you’re six, and it’s as if you’ve grown up overnight. Maybe you just seem so big because we’ve just welcomed your baby brother …

On Turning Six

Angie is turning six tomorrow – SIX! Last year we started a tradition of birthday interviews. Here is what she had to say about being another year older. 1. What was your favourite thing about being five? Spending time with Daddy. 2. How do you feel about turning six? Excited! (She jumped up as she …

Choosing A Name For Baby

At different stages of my life, I had chosen specific names for my future children. In my teens, I decided my daughter would be called Catherine – the fault of Emily Brontë. (Wuthering Heights is still one of my favourite novels.) In my early twenties, I wanted an Elizabeth – this time thanks to Jane …

{Friday Favourites} UK TV Shows

Two weeks ago I shared my favourite US TV shows. Today I’m going to share my favourites from the UK. 1. Downton Abbey Who doesn’t love a good historical drama series? I think Downton Abbey may just be one of my all-time favourite TV shows. Why were there only six seasons? Why? The plot: The …