Last week I helped Ryan study for a science test that covered facts about the moon, tides, and eclipses. So, when I saw the moon in the sky in broad daylight the other day, I had to take a photo. To see the moon during the day, look within a week or so before the […]
I used to hate it when our dog would get those nasty burrs caught in his coat. Burrs are those prickly little seed cases that cling to animals and clothes and break apart into several sticky pieces as you try to remove them. Leave it to someone to invent a kid’s toy based on those […]
This year the boys went trick-or-treating in the next town over with friends. For the last 12 or so years, we’ve brought them trick-or-treating in town. Our boys are growing up too fast! They don’t want to hang out with Mom and Day anymore. At 5’10” James made for a very tall trick-or-treating 8th grader. […]
Ryan bought this little stress ball at his middle school store. It’s basically a balloon filled with something squishy like cornstarch or flour. They are very popular with the sixth graders. Unfortunately, too much poking, prodding and squishing is more than these little stress balls can take, and so they break. Funny story, Ryan’s ELA […]
I loved dressing up the boys in cute baby Halloween costumes. Boy I miss those days. These 10 clever costumes will surely bring a smile to your face! Which one is your favorite? An InLinkz Link-up Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
The assignment for Ryan’s sixth grade music class was to design and create an instrument that could play at least three notes. Well, not only does Ryan’s Batman Guitar play at least three notes, it plays them all – not to mention, it is electrified! Okay, so help from parents and siblings was highly encouraged. […]
Grant had a great idea for his soccer team. Every week the team decides on a player that played extra well, that should get to take home the “success” soccer ball. They’ve all signed it as well. The ball lists the requirements for success, like persistence and good habits. It also includes the not so […]
Have you ever tried this? I am SOOOOO doing this! (I knew you could do this with green onions, but romaine? INSANE! An InLinkz Link-up Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
We bought James a gaming keyboard for his birthday. It’ s pretty cool! It lights up in a rainbow of colors! Have you ever seen a keyboard where the keys light up? It’s the “Cadillac of keyboards” Hah! An InLinkz Link-up Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
Marching Band is in full swing now that school has started. James just LOVES marching band. He will be in it for all of his high school years to come, guaranteed. He just loves it THAT MUCH! The experiences he is having and the friends (who are like family) he is making are priceless. This […]