My boys are staying home today. Justin's first sick day all year - Not a bad record. They're both just hot with headaches and feeling yucky. I said "NO problem! Stay in bed!" cuz it is YUCKY outside. The wind was tearing through here a bit ago something awful and the rain was turning into ice as it bounced off of the slushy snow. Yes, all that is left from our beautiful snowfall this weekend is slushy, mushy crud. Bleccch.
One of our favorite family shows that we can all agree on to watch is America's Funniest Home Videos. Well, last night there was the 20 year special or something, where they had the top 20 from the previous years. THIS was definitely a good show as there weren't any dumb videos used as fillers. Corinne was literally rolling on the floor over some of the baby and dog videos. I just had to rewind (LURVE DVR) a few times to get those belly laughs out of her again... Those adorable Mathias quads won first prize, which was $250,000! Can you just imagine? I mean, they must have some incredible bills from an instant family of that size. I was so happy that they beat the puppy. Those girls need college opportunities!! Anyway, my point is that it's a good show that we can all watch without anyone's brain exploding.... which is a good criteria for a family show.
So, I am off to bake banana bread before those bananas get up and walk on their own. It'll make the house a bit warmer and the kids happy because who doesn't love my banana bread? Nobody, that's who.
Poetry Month in our Homeschool - Sure, you *can *force a kid to read a book. Any book, actually. But you *can't* force a child to love to read. You can't push and push literature on them a...
4 years ago