Monthly Archives: November 2008

The Little Man in the Map

The Little Man in the Map is a book written by Andrew Martonyi to help children memorize the 50 states. It is published by Schoolside Press and is sold at their website for $19.95. It is also available at Amazon.com. It is a top-quality, hard-back book with glossy full-color pictures and rhyming text. The premise […]

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Why Am I So Tired?

Why am I SOOOOOO tired ???? For a couple years I’ve been blaming it on lack of sleep, not enough sunshine, too much pressure from my job, earwax buildup, poor blood or anything else I could think of. But now I found out the real reason. I’m tired because I’m overworked. Here’s why:. . . […]

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Late Birthday Present

Last night after dinner, my sweet husband surprised me with a late birthday present.  He got me a new camera!  Here it is on amazon.com !  It was one of those things that I wanted, but maybe not really needed. The on/off switch fell off my old camera this summer. I went for a while […]

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Alphabet Alley

Alphabet Alley is a company devoted to preschool toys with a Bible theme. I received 2 different games to review.The first is the Noah’s Ark Go Fish game. The game is the old classic game of Go Fish except that there are 10 different things from Noah’s Ark to "go fish for". The illustrations include […]

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How Firm a Foundation

I was in tears last night as we sang this song in church.  I have been going through some time of sorrow that is continuing. It is very likely that I will lose my grandmother within the next couple of weeks.  I thought I would share because I know that there are a lot of […]

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Week in Review

Last weekend, as I looked at the upcoming week, I began to feel a tightness in my chest and those all too familiar feelings of anxiety begin to creep in.  For starters, Tuesday was Veteran’s Day and my husband was off work.  So, I had scheduled that morning for family portraits.  On Tuesday afternoon we […]

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Freedom in Homeschooling

This morning I was reminded of one of the reasons that I love homeschooling so much.  As I was leaving the Y, I overheard 2 ladies discussing the recent changes in school bus routes due to budget concerns.  It reminded me that I don’t have to worry about the bus routes for my children.  I […]

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Paper Mache Greek Bowl

My daughter has completed her latest TOG craft project.  She chose to make a bowl out of paper mache.  Overall, it was a good experience and she did a nice job.  There are a few changes that I would make if we were to do it again. The first step was to chose a bowl. […]

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Thankfulness

I have been thinking a lot about thankfulness as I mentioned in a previous post here .  I participated in a Thankful Meme hosted by South Breeze Farm last year and I have chosen to participate again this year.  I will be adding to the sidebar hopefully at least 1 thing a day for the […]

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