Tag Archives: homeschool

Home Organization and Rewards, Again

When we first started homeschooling grade level in 2012, I took the summer before to get our home life running a bit more smoothly, and it really paid off.  We instituted a system for chores (see post here: Restore Sanity) … Continue reading

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Kids can cook?

The answer is, of course they can.  Many kids and younger siblings would die of starvation if they didn’t manage to learn basic survival skill #1: Getting something to eat.  I remember one aspect that was mind-blowing during our visit … Continue reading

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Curry Stew, Katherine Style

I’m a big fan of curries.  It’s something that has literally taken me years to perfect.  I find Indian food to be my “comfort food” since I was a pesco vegetarian for six years, 2 of which I spent in … Continue reading

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ADHD in girls

This article on HuffPost about how many girls are missing being properly diagnosed with adhd until years of suffering got me going tonight. This is such a good thing to know for any parent. As the article says, many girls … Continue reading

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Hockey

This post is to introduce Nathan as our Hockey correspondent.  He has been a hockey fan since birth….of course…he is Canadian!  He is a long time supporter of the Calgary Flames, and probably, given his loyalty streak that’s a mile … Continue reading

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Mystery Authors Review – My favorites!

I grew up devouring all the books I could.  Nancy Drew was my “bestie” although that only lasted for the first part of the first modern spin-off.  The originals are so much better!  For a birthday present an uncle got … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and Everything

It has been a long time since I posted on this blog with anything like regularity, and over a year since my last actual post.  We had chosen to make this blog “profit-less” so there has been no monetary gain … Continue reading

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