Finding the Balance: Screen Time

Just last night, I was about to get up and make Patrick stop messing around with the iPad when I heard him singing along with the alphabet song. Immediately, I calmed down and pushed all the haters regarding screen time aside. He's looking at the Starfall ABC app. He's learning his ABCs and, hopefully, learning... Continue Reading →

Friday Mish-Mash

So busy. So Sleepy. The hubs just left the house to do his part in the graduation ceremony at the university. Once he comes back, we'll have to assess the stickiness of his doctoral robes to determine a) if they need to be cleaned, and if so, b) who in the world do we trust... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Updates 5/17/17

Currently... Weather: This spring hasn't had very many scary storms for us (though that isn't true of the entire state). Before we went to bed last night, I checked the hourly forecast and saw there was a 50% change for scattered t-storms, beginning after midnight. Sure enough, I was wakened by lightning and thunder at... Continue Reading →

1 Year of Buffy

And, no, I don't mean the Vampire Slayer, I mean the BUFFSTER! OMIGERSH SHE WAS SO CUUUUUUUUTE! She's still cute, but not¬†that cute. Gorgeous dog. Becoming quite a nice pet, honestly ūüôā ~ Lee

Ever-Changing, Ever-Homemaking

When the Hubster and I were house hunting over a year ago now, we were looking for something that would last for a long time--a house we wouldn't want to leave. A house that fit our needs as well as our wants... Something that could, feasibly, be the final¬†home we ever purchased. Will it be?... Continue Reading →

Friday Photo Roundup

Spruced up the entry way. Flowers, for the little girl who loves all things girly. The trees I snatched up on sale at Walmart. Buffy chased the road runners (she'll never catch them) and barks at the deer (the doe stared at her, confused why she wasn't giving chase).   Breaking Bad. ¬† ¬† ¬†... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Updates

Whew... You guys... It's only Wednesday? ONLY?????? Schooling I spent the weekend photocopying Becky's math for next year. It's done. It's in a folder and ready to go¬†for the entire year. I've started photocopying Ray's math. I created and printed out Becky's¬†entire first grade English curriculum, which hits on spelling, vocabulary, reading, memorization, and grammar.... Continue Reading →

Busy, Busy

We're busy. Are you busy? Given that it's the month of May, you probably are. Summer fast approacheth, and I need to make sure Becky finishes her math book so that we can be D.O.N.E. with this year. In the midst of all that, there's scheduling swim lessons, planting, watering, mowing, planning¬†summer vacation, and so... Continue Reading →

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