The Philbaby is 3 months old today!
He still seems so new yet it seems like he’s always been a part of our family, too. He doubled his weight at his 2 month check up.
And Miss J is 3 years now, too.
And Miss E also had a birthday so I have 3 teenagers! She used her birthday money to buy a bracelet loom, then immediately set up a shop selling bracelets. She’s made almost $10 so far! We didn’t get a vendor’s permit. Shhh.
Good things come in threes, right?
I’m still trying to get in the groove of things around here. Late January is a hard time for homeschoolers. The doldrums hit, plus our winter is unusually cold, like the rest of country. I just want to hunker down and drink hot coffee and hibernate.
I changed up our history program for the older boys a little bit, and started a YouTube playlist of documentaries. We’re marching through the 20th century, using Peter Jenning’s book The Century. It’s so much more interesting than dry history texts! I don’t have time in my life for boring books, and I don’t want them to think history is stupid and boring.
Don’t be me and zone out in class and think that McKinley got assassinated because of something vaguely to do with the Teapot Dome scandal.
And speaking of Teapot Dome… who watches Downton Abbey? My friend Melissa Wiley does awesome recaps and calls it Melrose Abbey. She’s right, it’s basically a straight up soap opera which usually I despise but I love this one! Is it the costumes? The historical aspect? I don’t know! There’s so much that flat out annoys me about the show (can anyone take Cora seriously any more? Can Mary please have more than one inflection?) but at the same time I love to watch.
And I wouldn’t mind having a Daisy or an Ivy in my own kitchen, either.
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