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Monthly Archives: March 2010

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Afternoon out

My mother-in-law is giving me an afternoon out tomorrow. She and my father-in-law watch the kids fairly often when I have a doctor’s appointment or some other appointment where taking the kids with me is inconvenient. But this is different. I didn’t ask for this.

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Family Mint

I have been tremendously blessed in so many ways. But one important way is financially. No, we’re not rich. (On a little side note, have you ever noticed that no one will admit that they’re rich?) Well, I take that back, by American standards we

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Update from Home

Phew. I’ve been so busy lately with life, that I haven’t had time to blog about it. I guess that’s a good thing. Last week, my husband turned 40! This is the inside of the birthday card my older son (11) made for him. I

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Math Galaxy

When I look back over this year on the Homeschool Crew, I’ll always remember it as the math year — the on-line math year. I have had the opportunity to review lots of math products this year, and Math Galaxy was somewhat at a disadvantage

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Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Thomas Nelson has introduced a new series of biographies called Christian Encounters. The purpose of the series is to "highlight important lives from all ages and areas of the church." The compact books are designed to provide an overall picture of the person’s life, rather

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Weekly Wrap Up (3/13/10)

I haven’t written a Weekly Wrap-up post for a while for a combination of reasons. First, we haven’t done anything really exciting to write about, and second, I’ve been pretty busy on the last few Fridays and Saturdays. So, even though we haven’t done anything

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Was this really necessary?

You have got to be kidding me! The Census Bureau sent us a letter telling us that they’ll be sending us a census form. How much money did these useless letters cost? And they think they could do a better job with health care? By