Posts Tagged: homeschooling

Our Kindergarten Choice

19Aug2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

It probably seems funny for a homeschooling mom to send her youngest to public school kindergarten, but I did it. A lot of people have been asking us why. Although I know Donnie and I don’t have to defend our choices to anyone, I don’t mind sharing our thoughts because I realize this seems like… Read more »

Rainforest Adventures

1Feb2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Eli’s question scared me a little. He was calling from a friend’s house, to ask what show we were seeing at Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts on Saturday. He’s almost 13, and I thought, “Well, this is it–the time has come that he’d rather be with friends than accompanying his old Ma to a puppet… Read more »

Meet Bambi

9May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

The newest member of the “family”… Eli’s been asking for a bamboo plant for a while. Why? I don’t know. He just thinks bamboo is cool. So when I saw these bamboo plants at IKEA for a couple of bucks, I thought I’d get him one. He was even more excited about it than I… Read more »

Seven Random Updates

27Feb2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’ve been guilty of not updating my blog lately. Ever since my column ceased to be (more on that in a moment) I just haven’t been making regular posts. And I apologize for that. I’ll try to do better! There are a lot of things going on around our “House of Blue”. Here are a… Read more »

Whistle While You Work

24Jan2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

It’s been a kind of rough week for us, school-wise. We got back from vacation on Monday, and it’s always hard to slip back into the normal routine after a break. Jonah’s seemed extra-clingy-cranky since we got back, and continually harasses Eli when he’s trying to work. Jonah doesn’t want to do his preschool activities… Read more »