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Teachable Moments; Being Grateful

“Mom, I’m hungry.”

“Mom, can I have a snack that’s not a fruit or vegetable?”

“Mom, he’s                    .” Annoying me, in my space, touching my blanket, chewing in my ear, showing me his eyeballs, looking at me! 1,172 more words


Regret is a Bitch of a Teacher

Remember when that teacher just stayed and stayed on you to work through a task feeling like a hot sticky hell only akin to the deep south? 1,424 more words


A Double Date

Their health book didn’t specifically say, “Go out to a favorite Mexican restaurant and talk this over with your parents,” but that’s what we did anyway. 404 more words

Everyday Homeschooling



1. (chiefly British) affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint

It’s amazing the amount of malice the human heart is able to hold. 249 more words


2 Conversations with a Kindergartener

Conversation #1:

If you put that flower in the ground, it’ll never grow.

Because it doesn’t have a root ball.

Huh? Oranges? No, not a fruit ball. 268 more words



Have you ever looked up an address on your GPS, looked at the overview and thought, “Oh, yeah….I know where that is.” But “just in case” you leave the GPS on. 567 more words


Would you like some extra protein with your meal?

Sometimes the easy solution to a pest control problem may not be the best solution, especially when food is involved .  This fly encrusted tape, observed in a kitchen during my routine inspection, is serving as a potential contaminant of food and equipment that may only get worse as it attracts more insects.   152 more words

Food Safety