Of Pajamas and Beauty and Pots and Pans

Of Pajamas and Beauty and Pots and Pans

Last week, I realized my wee one was 15 weeks old. Why, you ask, did my brain suddenly begin to do complex  math like figuring out how many weeks old my baby was? Because I finally realized that while I may be able to get away with pajama wearing a little longer...
The Summer’s Dying…

The Summer’s Dying…

Joy’s birthday is on October 2nd. And when summer has all but slipped away, and I am hanging on to the last petals from the last flowers, I seem to hang on a little tighter now. Ever since the end of that perfect last summer we had with her,  I have tended to...
Homeschooling “IRL” (in real life): Part 5, The Finale

Homeschooling “IRL” (in real life): Part 5, The Finale

So, to sum up: You Can Do It. If you want to. And one last piece of advice from someone who has no idea what she’s talking about most of the time, but could, quite possibly have a momentary lapse of brilliance…maybe. Please, please remember that what we...
Homeschooling “IRL” (in real life): Part 4, Q and A

Homeschooling “IRL” (in real life): Part 4, Q and A

Here it is…what you all have been waiting for!  A Question and Answer post regarding homeschooling, J & M Ranch style. Q:  You have mentioned that you use Robinson Curriculum.  I looked at the website, but how do you do it on a daily basis?  In other words,...
The Moving of the Water

The Moving of the Water

I was just thinking, which has not happened much this week. I was thinking about many things, one of which was my weight.  I am more plump than I would prefer, and my outsides are getting a bit older than my emotional age (Forever 31, I think), and that is sometimes...