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Kids: Science Project

oakhurst garden - 14 mar 2012

[Reposted from GobbledyGoon – “new2school: science project”.] “Mom, I have a science project that is for extra credit. I don’t want to do it.” Two days later: “Everybody else is doing it, and people will think I’m stupid if I don’t do it.” Next day: “I left the instructions at home.” Next day: “I left …

Kids: Cookie Fiasco

cookies fiasco - 8 mar 2012

[Reposted from : GobbledyGoon – “new2school: cookies fiasco”] I heard: “Mom, Ms. S. is leaving, and we’re going to have a surprise going away party for her. I volunteered to bring cookies.” So, after dropping Chloe at gymnastics, I stopped by Baby Kroger to see what I could find. If you’v ever been to Baby …

Kids: Starting School

FAVE School

Along with our downsizing move to Decatur, we decided to make yet another change : school. Both girls have been homeschooled all along, but Chloe has been desperate to give school a try. Two weeks ago Friday, I gathered up all the necessary papers, filled out the registration form on the CSDecatur website and took …

Kids: Walk & Roll to School

fire trucks - 4 oct 2011

(Hopefully *NOT* in a firetruck!) Today was our first FULL day as Decatur pseudo-residents. Seeing as we are not yet *sleeping* in Decatur (other than that nap I took on the floor of the condo hoping to beat off the sinus headache that knocked me down), we can’t really claim to truly reside there, can …