Wednesday, October 28, 2009

We went to a Halloween fair. The kids got to have their faces painted.
Look at the picture of my little girl talking to friends. It just so happened that some little girls from our homeschooling group were there and recognized Amelie. Is it so bad that mom was there with a camera taking pictures of it? lol Do they have to grow up? Do they have to gain more independence? I always want to be the center of their worlds. One day they will have husbands/wives/children and mom will be on the back burner. But that's ok. Mom will be there to help them through everything. Hopefully they hear what I say now for decisions they will make as parents. I don't look forward to the day when I have to close my eyes to something I don't agree with. That will be a hard hurdle! But they are still babies right now and I am going to soak it up while I can!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Here is a quick look at how we spend out days.
Ron was making coffee and 4 out of 5 children went to grab chairs so they could watch how to make it. This is HUGE and I will tell you why. Last year I was making coffee somewhere and I didn't realize that you had to pour the water in the top. I left it sitting in the pot while I waited for it to brew. So at the very least my children will know how to make coffee ;) haha
I was sitting in the living room and looked over at my children. I went to grab the camera. Here they were sitting together playing music. They were scribbling on the doodle, rolling a plastic bus, shaking the abacus and hitting two pieces of chalk together for sound. Off to the side are Reagan and Callum hugging. I wish I had a camera built into my eyes so I could record our days minute by minute. (minus me stressed out or overwhelmed! lol) The tape would be full FULL of kids overflowing with wonder and curiosity. Not only are they thinking but they are acting on it. I think soon I am going to go through our day with our camera and capture a day in the life of... Again minus mom getting frustrated. Hmm..maybe that would add flavor :) We'll see!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Nature Walk

We had a nature walk yesterday. The kids have colds so we can't bring them around other children. It felt nice to get some fresh air and explore the nature.
We found a large dead tree with the roots hanging out. (Psst..we even got Amelie to taste the root. We told her it is sweet. Haha) They played, found a snail, climbed over fallen trees, ran, talked, yelled, smiled and enjoyed the family. What more could one ask for?
People often wonder what we learn. Isn't it obvious?

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

We went on a Field Trip with homeschoolers to the Airport. The kids got to go up inside the planes and walk around inside the Historical Aircraft Association. You can see the kids here flying around outside like airplanes. :)
They then went to the rescue operations building. Their fire trucks are a lot larger than normal ones.
I really love to see my children soar!