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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Front Foyer on Halloween…boys in the house!

No girls here, clearly.  The shoes I could do without, but check out the boys’  awesome pumpkin carvings: Can you tell what they are?  Here they are in the dark: I didn’t know what that one on the left was, but every boy from age 3 up who  trick-or-treated here knew.  Do you?

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Words, Glorious Words

My kids hate vocabulary homework. More specifically, they detest my insistence that they occasionally—and I mean occasionally—use an actual dictionary rather than their favored online version.  “That is so dumb, Mom,” my oldest will complain.  “No one uses that kind of dictionary anymore, “he insists.  “What’s the point, anyway?” It’s at moments like these that […]

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