Today I had the pleasure of hosting a play date with a very good friend of mine and her two boys, 2 and 3 months. L and J are so cute! Punky and Bay have become infatuated with babies so they were happy to have J over to snuggle. And having her friend over was … Continue reading Mom Friends
What do you think of when you hear the word, "beach"? Vacation? Sand? Breeze? Waves? You want to know what I hear? Sand on everything. Crabs. Sharks. Wind burn. Sun burn. "Mom, I have to potty!!" Yes, I know. That's a pretty miserable way to think of the beach. It's supposed to be fun and … Continue reading Who Needs the Beach?
It's been a while, huh? But I'm still here and still working with the kiddos on playing, growing, and learning! We've had some family in town so it's been a bit hectic and our schedule is all screwy. But what's new?! In the past few days we have been to toddler story time at the … Continue reading Bust the indoor boredom blues
A couple weeks ago I had to clean out my classroom. Quite the ordeal since I had basically lived in that room for 2 years. I had decorated with self-made curtains to shade the windows, printed shelf liner adorned my cabinets and tabletops, canvases painted by Punky and me were all over the walls, matching … Continue reading Piles and Piles of Fun!
What a glorious thing it is to have free time! Yesterday was technically my last day at school, but because I made it so. Teachers in our county have workdays through next Monday, but since I'm not going back next year those days of professional development seemed unnecessary, so I took my remaining personal time … Continue reading Bead me up scottie
One of my daughter's favorite questions is "How much longer until...?" This is a tough one to answer for a kid who has little concept of time vocabulary. I often refer to things that are days away by the number of "sleeps" she has left which has seemed to work. Punky has gotten better about … Continue reading Days and Weeks to Come
If you've read my introductory posts, you know I have just recently made the decision to stay home and homeschool my children. This is a whole new world! I am now solely responsible for everything my four year old and two year old do and don't know how to do! Talk about scary! I know … Continue reading Counting the Sunshines