Monthly Archives: September 2016

Day to Day Stuff

It’s that time of year when I have to start hounding the kids for Christmas ideas.  Their grandmothers like to shop early.  My oldest has almost no ideas for me, and the few I have are those which I’ve stashed … Continue reading

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Just the Girls

This morning, my girls and I headed to the craft stores.  We started at Michael’s and got canvases (70% off!) for DD1 to use for the IB art series.  She couldn’t believe the huge one she found for $10 – … Continue reading

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Adjusting

DD2 is being hit with several challenges this school year (junior in high school).  She’s home schooled, but this year is spending half of her day in a veterinary science class.  Top it all off with sensory processing disorder.  At … Continue reading

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And They’re Off

DD1 was already hit with a pile of homework last night, and the other two had none.  That doesn’t always sit well with DD1, but she chose the International Baccalaureate route.  She told me that she’s the only one in … Continue reading

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Beginnings and Continuations

The new school year begins in two days.  My oldest is champing at the bit to get going – it’s her senior year, she has one college acceptance under her belt and an IB degree to finish.  My middle is … Continue reading

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Another Curriculum Night Over

I remember when my parents had to endure these events.  Oh wait.  They didn’t.  We just went to school. Fortunately, this was the last curriculum night for my oldest, and thus it is also the last time I will ever … Continue reading

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