Category Archives: college

Odds and Ends

Today I didn’t really feel like working, but ended up getting some things done anyway.  One of the tasks I hadn’t planned on was organizing supplies in the bathroom cabinets.  This doesn’t happen often as my arthritic knee makes it … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Our oldest will be in her third year of college this fall.  Due to AP/IB tests, she’s been a Junior for a semester, but her program is five years.  Period.  No way around it.  Many universities have engineered their programs … Continue reading

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A New Turn

Almost since we were married twenty four years ago, DH has toyed with the idea of going back to school to get his master’s degree.  Recently he looked into an on-line program and within just a couple of weeks decided … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

This past week I used a free photo book coupon to make a “year book” for my home schooled daughter who is graduating this year.  Last year she took a veterinary science class and the instructors took tons of pictures … Continue reading

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The Start of the School Year

The oldest child was dropped off at college (this is new for us) this past weekend.  My home schooled senior and public schooled freshman started classes today.  The youngest was quite eager to begin, especially after seeing DD1’s college.  The … Continue reading

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The AP/IB Lie

Our oldest daughter just graduated from high school and completed the IB (International Baccalaureate) degree.  One of the ‘big sells’ of the program is that she could begin college with sophomore status.  Entering college with credit already earned is one … Continue reading

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End of Year and Looking Ahead

It’s the last day of school for my two youngest.  My son is now spending his last day at the middle school.  Hearing that hit him a little bit, in the “whoa” type of way.  My middle child is working … Continue reading

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