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Get That Homework Done

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

We are emphasizing the importance of “finishing strong” to Tad.  He’s got a handful of missing assignments that need to be turned in for his history class. Some of these assignments have been ones that he’s worked on in class, and some have been art drawings.  But others have been really wordy assignments and required […]



The Countdown Is On

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

If I hear “how many more days of school are left?” from the two older boys, I might throw something. The answer, of course, is NOT ENOUGH. Also not helpful – Tad’s English teacher decided he was done with weekly homework (the reading logs and the “Word of the Week” worksheet in particular), but Rerun’s […]



Presenting Galileo!

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

And Rerun’s Galileo biography bottle is done and off to school a day early!  (It’s due tomorrow.) We got to the point where Rerun was saying “yes, Mom, whatever” while I was waving felt and the hot-glue gun around.  He did less work than he should have on the body, but he did insist on […]



Every Yarn On His Head

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Galileo is progressing. However, since I am in charge of the hot-glue gun (mostly because I don’t want Rerun burning himself – been there, done that on MYSELF as a kid), I delegated the task of cutting a whole lot of yarn to Rerun. Since Galileo had a mustache and beard (according to his portraits) […]