Why Didn’t I Think of That Sooner?

You know those moments when something dawns on you and it is such a simple solution that you can't believe it didn't cross your mind before?  Well, I've had a couple of those moment this week...one in relation to Circle Time and the other concerning "free reads." I've mentioned here on the blog in the…

“Everything’s Coming Up Roses”

I remember a tacky, pink notepad I had as a teenager that said "Everything's coming up roses!" on the bottom of each tear away sheet.  Can't you just hear Ethel Merman singing it now?  I really don't know anything about that particular Broadway show (Gypsy: A Musical Fable), and that is actually the one and…

Circle Time

I was inspired today by Brandy and her post at Afterthoughts to record the details of our Circle Time/Group Time/Morning Basket...whatever in the world you want to call it.  With the exception of music (piano/recorder) practice and personal Bible reading (both of which the girls are free to work on as soon as they are…