Homeschooling

Homeschooling | An Overview of Weeks 1-3

We're already three weeks into the new school year and things are going pretty well. Here's an overview of how the kids are doing with everything: Maggie (17) She is finding psychology to be interesting and is talking about it being a subject/topic that she'd like to pursue learning more about once she graduates next… Continue reading Homeschooling | An Overview of Weeks 1-3

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/19/17

I'm reading fiction again for the first time in a few months. ^_^ It's a book by Elizabeth Berg and I'm enjoying it. I generally only read a few chapters per evening but hey, it's better than nothing! Her books are really introspective, which is wonderful and sort of a downer at the same time.… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/19/17

Homemaking, Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

As a reminder, we are pinching pennies with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. This week was pretty frugal. Here's what we did to save money: We took our snacks and lunch with us We went to Macon on Sunday to visit the Ocmulgee National… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/16/17

Yesterday, Elizabeth had a checkup and she's now in the 99% for height and 97% for weight. Hehe, big girl. No wonder she's in 2T/3T at 13 months. ^_^ I was pleased to see that her iron was at 12.5 (it's gotta be the grits she has for breakfast every morning). She didn't even care… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/16/17

Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 5-11)

We are pinching pennies these days, with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. I've already been somewhat mindful of frugality and green living but I definitely slack on a regular basis. Lately, though, I have been really proud of myself and my efforts are paying… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 5-11)

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/11/17

When I went for my twelve week midwife appointment, there was a lot going on (namely, all four kids were sick!) so something that happened that day only finally caught up with me yesterday - two weeks after the fact. The midwife had attempted to hear the baby's heartbeat with the Doppler but there was… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/11/17