The hardest part of homeschooling? I have had to un-school myself!
It figures that the day after I have an emotional meltdown over all that's been going wrong, we buy a van! My mom used to always say that I would give up right before the finish line; and I supposes not much has changed. Although I have learned a thing or two about perseverance along … Continue reading Happy Four Months to Me!
It was a very stressful September! Our kitchen has been ripped apart and isn't done yet, I still don't have a vehicle and while homeschool drama is lessening, it still happens. But we got through it and life has kept moving. I'm very happy to see October!!! Today, we had our first visit from the … Continue reading Heartbeat Heaven
Today concludes our third week of home school. It has been a tough week. While our kitchen is still in shambles, we cleaned it up a little bit and have use of the kitchen table now. It has been particularly difficult getting into a routine with consistent classroom behavior. Our chore chart has been lost … Continue reading A Labor of Love
It's been a while since I've been on the Rainbow Baby Blog but I'm ready to chronicle another adventure! What a hard secret to keep! Among all the chaos of our kitchen renovation due to a water damage issue, homeschooling for the first time, becoming a cub scout leader and being in my first trimester … Continue reading 12 Weeks and Counting…
We had such an awesome day in Wyandotte on Thursday! We are just coming off of the elimination diet and today we reintroduced dairy! I used my Wyandotte dollars from the summer reading program and we got icecream from Stroh's after the farmer's market. We took a short walk and played in the fountain and … Continue reading Rainbow Baby Tastes Icecream For The First Time!
I have not been fishing in years and have been living in the urban jungle for too long. Thankfully there are many Metroparks located around Southeast Michigan where we can escape the city and get out into nature. I bought a pass for these parks a while back and wasn't using it until I realized … Continue reading Catch it, Prep it, Fry it, Eat it!
I gotta get some shit off of my chest. What do these three things, bullying, racism and a bad attitude have in common. We frequently think that we have solved these problems and then BOOM! We are face to face with the issue. I won't touch on racism in this post but it does fit … Continue reading Bullies, Racism, and Your Kid’s Shitty Attitude.
Today we planned a trip to Detroit for Jacob's birthday🎂. Since he's an amazing artist and is interested in Egypt, the DIA was a great choice. Rainbow Baby is learning to walk and so for a while she was walking with the stroller. Here she is checking out the Moccasins in the Native American … Continue reading Discovering Detroit
My oldest boy is 9 years old today! I'm one proud mama! I've been really thinking about how grown up he is becoming. I look at him and the memories of my own childhood come flooding back to me. All of the fireworks shows and barbeques. My own birthday is in July and the warm … Continue reading Happy Birthday Jacob!