Monthly Archives: January 2009

Another Aesop Fable & Moral

When I read this Aesop Fable to my kids, I was reminded of a scene in an Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. I doubt anyone else will see the parallel, but I thought I would share anyway. The Goose With … Continue reading

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The House Dog & The Wolf

I was reading Aesop’s Fables with my kids the past couple weeks. Many of them are really profound when you stop to think about them and their morals. For instance, we read the one I’m copying below. It reminded me … Continue reading

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Inauguration

We covered what an “inauguration” is and what today means for the United States in terms of power change in a peaceful fashion. My oldest wanted to see what the new President looks like and I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Visiting the Pediatrician

When I go to the pediatrician for my children’s well-baby check ups, they always ask a series of questions. I usually make up numbers about how many “voids” the babies/toddlers have per day by doing some mental math. For example, … Continue reading

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Chemistry Curriculum Decided!

As I wrote about previously, I was wondering what to do about science for next year. I ultimately decided I could not spend such a huge amount of my homeschool budget on science at this level (1st & 3rd grade), … Continue reading

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Back to School

This summer, while waiting with my kids for swimming lessons to start, I was chatting with some of the other moms. One of them, whom I have known since middle school, was waxing eloquent and loudly about how great it … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Coffee Bars

My spouse came home the other night with a request. One of the guys at work is leaving to go to another company and his co-workers were planning a going away meal. His request was for me to make a … Continue reading

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