“I Don’t Want to Be Your Buddy Anymore”


An arrow through the heart!  More on that later…after I mop up my tears and pull myself together. Read the rest of this entry »

“I wish you all were dead!”


How’s that for drama?

Last Wednesday I had a friend over for coffee, though I forgot to tell N and E that she was there as *my* friend.  She and I tried really hard to chat, but they both wanted to hang out with her too.  The boys had a lot of important topics to cover, including showing her their favorite LEGO sets and suchlike.  E really wanted me to show the Eiffel Tower, which I badly damaged in transit and he delighted in telling everyone about.  Some people say they run into doors to cover abuse…and some people really run into doors. Read the rest of this entry »

Too Cool For School


Today was the first day of the 2010 InHome Conference, our local homeschooling conference in St. Charles, IL.  Jeff took the day off work to chaperone N and E, and the boys enjoyed an Art Extravaganza, Magic Show, live animal “critter corner” and an awesome Physics show.  E had security notified of his presence before we even had a chance to digest our lunch!  I’m sure this doesn’t come as much of a shocker to anyone. Read the rest of this entry »