Category Archives: General

Angry Birds Clip Behavior Chart

Let me start off by saying – Boobear is a good kid. He has a lot of challenges, but he’s one good kid. We honestly don’t have a lot of trouble with him. Yet there are times when everything becomes … Continue reading

New Year, New Plans

First off: Happy New Year! I hope that 2015 is a great year for you. So, new year, new plans. We’re still trying hard to find a schedule and routine that suits our family the best. Both Papa Bear and … Continue reading

Family Time

So, you all know this has been a rough year for us. To that end, this is going to be family week! We’ll be taking off this week for the holidays, so we can focus on the things that really … Continue reading

Meet Jelly the Spider


You know the Elf on the Shelf tradition? Well, that doesn’t happen here. Boobear finds the elf to be incredibly creepy. Tear inducing, hide under a blanket, lock self in closet creepy. (Honestly, I find it pretty creepy too!) But … Continue reading

Weekly Wrap Up: 12/8-12/14

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So we’ve had a busy week. We’re wrapping up lessons and switching over to hands on things like Miquon to keep the dreaded brain drain away, but everything will be light since it’s time for us to focus on family … Continue reading

Birthday Excitement – Spiderman Bracelets

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There’s been a lot of excitement going on all week. Boobear was invited to his first birthday party, and it’s all he can talk about (besides Angry Birds!) He’s been paying attention to the calendar and reminding me to mark … Continue reading

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I’ve been missing – again. Things haven’t been nearly as good as we hoped. Finances have been a nightmare, we lost a kitty to a sudden heart attack, which broke Boobear’s heart (and everyone else’s.) He’s still acting out, not … Continue reading

Weekly Wrap Up 11/7 – When Things Just Don’t Go Right

Things are slowly but surely improving. One of the biggest challenges during all the upheaval has been Boobear’s autism. It’s been flaring and he’s bouncing from cuddly, to “don’t touch me!”, from chatty to grunting, and his emotions are all … Continue reading

Just an Update

Just a quick update for you all. I don’t have a lot of pictures to share – later this week I’ll share some from our nature studies we’ve been doing. School has mainly been the bare basics – some reading … Continue reading

Free Blogger Opp – Fabulous Science Curriculum!

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    Sponsored: Groovy Lab in a Box Hosted: The Squishable Baby   Free Blogger Opp! We are giving away a very valuable 1 year subscription to Groovy Lab in a Box. The winner will receive fabulous STEM experiments each … Continue reading

Annnnnd….We’re Back!

Wow, it’s been quite a while since I posted anything here. Life has been quite busy. Work issues, illnesses, and just life in general. I pretty much called school off and just went for summer break. I discovered two things: … Continue reading

National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers

The future of secular homeschooling is about to change! Home education is growing at a rate of 3 to 7% annually, and of those families, 70-90% cite reasons other than ‘religious’ in their decision to homeschool. Secular homeschooling is the largest … Continue reading

Homeschool Workbox Ideas: Report Covers

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Keeping everything organized is a challenge in and of itself. It becomes even more difficult when you homeschool! I only have one child and keeping up with all of his work can sometimes be rather daunting. I honestly have a … Continue reading