For the month of June, I planned that we would work on making routines habit. Since the bedtime and nap schedules got changed up, our routines have been a mess. We are off to a rough start. For this week, Blossom was sick on Monday, I didn’t feel so great Sunday, was sick Wednesday, and… Continue reading Habit of the Month: Routines
Some people are not makeup or jewelry people. I am one of those. So when John and I were engaged he offered to buy me some makeup, since he likes a little color on a woman. Well, I did not have any idea what I needed or where to start. No one in my immediate… Continue reading Make Up
It has been a while since I’ve written a post. You see, I would write while my daughter nursed. Now that she is weaned, I am still trying to figure out how to best fit this blog, and writing into my busy mom life. We are gradually finding our new normal, including busy preschoolers, a… Continue reading A New Normal
Commonplace books are a great tool for self-education. They can help one to think over and reflect on what has been read, and to remember instead of hurrying through too fast. I find I get much more out of my reading this way. Now that my reading time isn’t just… Continue reading How I Keep a Commonplace Book
Our Before Five in a Row book this week was The Snowy Day. This is one of Sparky’s favorite picture books. We actually had a snowfall twice this week, and it was cold enough that there was snow on the ground for most of the week. Both children and the Sophie had so much fun… Continue reading Week 6: Snow and Our First Poster Paint Experience
I have been enjoying listening to Psalm 91 set to music lately. These are some of my favorites.
Last week was Goodnight Moon. Some extra books we used for this unit. We noticed that the mouse and kittens are not always in the same location from page to page in Goodnight Moon, something we had not noticed other times we did this unit. The children had fun looking for Mr. Mouse, and seeing… Continue reading Week 5: Goodnight Moon