Me: Isaiah you have a test tomorrow. Do you know how to multiply by 3's? Isaiah: No. It's too hard. 1 hour later... https://youtu.be/IchDCtUTUk4 Learning can be fun! I think someone's getting an "A" tomorrow 🙂
How To Choose Your Words
Me: Aaron, What did you have for related arts today at school? Aaron: I don't know. It's a long name. Me: What?!? Tell me what you did there and maybe I can figure it out. Aaron: Well...we touched cotton balls and sandpaper. Me: Why? What for? Aaron: We learned that cotton balls are like saying [...]
Word of the Day: “Drifty”
Isaiah: I'm hungry! Can I get a snack? Me: No. I'm getting ready to make lunch. Isaiah: I'm hungry now! Aaron: She's making Peanut Butter & Jelly. It will be ready in a drifty.
Hey everybody!!! It's been a while since my last post. We just started week #2 of the school year. HOMEWORK TIME!! This time of our day can be a battle sometimes. Tonight we changed it up a little bit with some rocks and guess what?!?! Multiplication was no longer hard 🙂 Isaiah did a FANTASTIC [...]
“How To Make DNA”
https://youtu.be/1vGZyuAi6aU Step 1: Freeze a small cup of water. Step 2: Allow frozen water to melt slightly. Step 3: Add the following ingredients...5 bay leaves, salt, pepper, cinnamon, & a small drop of dish soap. Step 4: Freeze again. DNA is complete!
Can He Afford His Big Dreams?
Isaiah was recently hired by his father to do dishes. I know...that's a topic all on its own. The focus here is Aaron's meltdown regarding the whole situation. Aaron: "Isaiah, can I help you with the dishes and then we can split the money?" Me: "Isaiah are you seriously subcontracting out your one chore. I [...]
The Value of a Genuine Smile
For seventeen years I have worked in customer service. I’ve done my time in the fast food industry. I’ve worked in sales and marketing. I currently manage a call center. I understand the high level of stress that comes with the role but I also know from experience it is possible to exceed the customer’s [...]
My church is having our annual summer Vacation Bible School this week. So far it has been a BLAST! On Wednesday nights we have our mid-week Bible study and I was able to catch part of the lesson before heading outside to help with Snow Cones 🙂 The minister was talking about measuring success. In [...]
Summer Reading Program
This summer my boys are participating in our library's reading program. We got our library cards this week and already started collecting stickers! It's a simple process to get signed up and most local libraries offer a similar program. When a child reads for at least 12 minutes each day they get a sticker. Once they [...]
Driving to the mall this afternoon I was listening to an audio book. The narrator was talking about how boys on the playground can give each other bloody noses and then be best friends again the next day. Isaiah: "Just like conflict corner!" Me: "Conflict what?" Isaiah: "Conflict Corner is a place in my P.E. [...]