I'm really excited that we could revive the Unschooling Blog Carnival. If you haven't gotten a chance to look at it, please do! It's so funny because I had no idea what a Blog Carnival was just 6 months ago. I remember seeing someone host it - maybe Linda Dobson with her Parent at the Helm? She … Continue reading UBC – Behind the Scenes
Alyssa Tonight was a Fashion Show at Avenue Five. Alyssa did one when she first started as an "Avenue 1", and now as she's finishing up "Avenue 3", she's did another. Ron, Josh, Grandma and I all went. It was loud and fun and the stylists did great work. At the end, the stylists walked the … Continue reading Fashion show, Travelers’ Update, and a Police Sting
When I think about the books that I read to my children, is it any wonder they are outspoken against any injustices they see? Not sure which ones these are? Top Row: Butter Battle Book, The Sneetches, The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax Bottom Row: Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, Green Eggs & Ham, … Continue reading Children’s Story Choices
This TED Video is The Happy Secret to Better Work, Shawn Achor. He talks really fast, especially for a fellow Texan. But he's entertaining and makes some interesting points. This video was geared toward happiness in the workplace and in the schools, but I think we can take some of the point and apply it … Continue reading HAPPINESS!
What's up with everybody? Some of it's good, some not so good...so I'll just lay it out here. Selva Negra Coffee Plantation Michael packed it in this week. He completed his first youth group class on his own last week. He was supposed to have help, but his answer to why didn't you? "Well, it's Nicaragua." … Continue reading Early February’s a Roller Coaster!
I know it's a funny little obscure holiday. But we have always loved Ground Hog Day. We are a family that has traditions; and as I think about it now, they often center around the television! We have to watch Chevy Chase's Christmas Vacation on Christmas Eve, and we have to watch Bill Murray's Ground … Continue reading Groundhog Day!!