Real Life Math

Today, Ari’s math didn’t come from a book or a worksheet. Instead she¬†budgeted for a shopping trip and made the purchases for our family! It was a busy afternoon; we planned to go to the library (free!) and then we needed to visit the farmer’s market, BJ’s, Michaels, the grocery store and a local farm […]

Homeschooling Day 3: What’s Working and Needed Tweaks

Pshew. Day 3 done. Now its time to step back and see how it’s going, at least with Ari. Here is my envisioned rhythm for our days and week (click to zoom in): Here is reality: Ok, just kidding. That’s not me or my kids; it’s a random picture from Google (which I linked to […]

Homeschooling Day 1

Today we started homeschooling. After a big move and at a temporary address, we decided homeschooling might not be a bad plan for our two girls. After all, we don’t know how long we will stay and it would be sad to put them in school and where they will learn new routines and procedures […]

Great Cookie Debacle Part 3

I am not going to keep you in suspense. The order form wasn’t in Abby’s room either. Is there an evil Girl Scout Fairy who visited my house? I’m trying not to worry, but I know this means I have to walk Ari back to a few house and try to figure out some orders. […]

Girl Scout Cookie Debacle Part 2

I’m 99.5% sure the Girl Scout Cookie order form was NOT in Ari’s room. I know this because there is very little in Ari’s room right now. There is a small chance it is stuck in between something but I have little hope. Next, on to Abby’s room (she is notorious for taking stuff and […]